Mary Messenger is a research study coordinator with the patient-oriented research group of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center. She is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and execution of multiple clinical trials and observational studies. Messenger began working at the RADC in 2014. Before joining the RADC, she earned a Master of Public Health degree from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. She also previously coordinated research at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland.