Heather Elgin

Clinical Research Coordinator
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Heather Murphy Elgin, EdM, is a research coordinator for the UCSF Dyslexia Center’s Multitudes project. Prior to UCSF, she worked in educational research as an instructional coach, reading specialist, special educator, and classroom teacher in Cambridge, New York City, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. Heather studied language acquisition and literacy development at Harvard University (MEd) and Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute for Health Professions (CAS) and is interested in research-practice partnerships that drive toward improved literacy outcomes for children historically underserved by the education system.