Surie Johnson

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Staff Assistant III

Surie Johnson is a Staff Assistant at The Mongan Institute. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Ms. Johnson has experience in management, social services, and community outreach, which covers over 10 years of advocacy for underserved children and parents. Prior to joining The Mongan Institute, Ms. Johnson worked as a Research Assistant at the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has worked at Clarendon Early Education Services, Inc. as an Office Administrator who specialized in voucher and contract management as well as connecting families with home daycare educators. She has also worked at Whittier Street Health Center, ABCD Head Start and Children’s Services, and The Women’s Lunch Place helping low-income families gain access to supplemental food, sustenance education, health services, and other resources. As an undergrad, Ms. Johnson worked at Youth Opportunity Boston where she was responsible for overseeing the development of a resource manual that at-risk youth could fit in their pocket. She also volunteered in Honduras with Partners in Education Roatan in their e-learning center reading to English and Spanish language learners, supporting them with computer-based games, and encouraging basic math and writing skills.

Cody Reynolds 

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Clinical Research Assistant

Cody Reynolds is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Mongan Institute. Cody moved to Boston from Knoxville, TN, but was born and raised in northeast Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Cellular Biology with a minor in Spanish. At Georgia, Cody was involved with many undergraduate research opportunities related to neuroscience and COVID-19 where he found his passion for health policy and disparity research. His long-term goals are to become a Clinical Research Physician and to continue to support and perform disparities research.