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Molly McLaughlin

Molly McLaughlin is the Quality Management System Manager for the Natural Hazards Mission Area. 

Molly served in the role of Laboratory Manager for the Geology, Chemistry and Microbiology research labs at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center from 2002 to 2018. Starting in 2018, she accepted a time-limited appointment to be the Natural Hazards Mission Area Quality Management System Manager, contributing to the development and implementation of a quality program across the Bureau’s laboratories. Prior to coming to the USGS, Molly spent 12 years in the health care field, working in both stateside and overseas hospitals as a clinical laboratory analyst in biochemistry and microbiology. Her undergraduate degrees are in Medical Laboratory Technology and Biology, and she holds a Master's Degree from the University of South Florida in Marine Science.