Iowa Social Science Research Center

Cassidy Branch

  • Research Specialist, Iowa Social Science Research Center


Cassidy Branch is a Research Specialist for the Iowa Social Science Research Center. She provides project management expertise for data collection services that include phone-based data collection, web-based data collection, mail surveys, and other services that support researchers. Branch joined the ISRC in 2018, and previously worked as a project manager within the University of Iowa College of Public Health. She has over 10 years of experience managing diverse research projects that include a multi-site clinical trial, community-based research, and other epidemiologic research projects that involve collaboration with internal and external entities. In addition, she is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and has worked with a variety of patient and subject populations.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science/Athletic Training, University of Iowa, 2004
  • Master of Arts, Recreation and Sport Management, University of Iowa, 2007