USC Dornsife College Of Letters Arts and Sciences

University of Southern California

Tarra McNally was the assistant director of implementation and practice at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California through 2023. She is a medical anthropologist with over 17 years of experience in maternal and child health, reproductive health, gender-based violence prevention and HIV/AIDS.  

She has conducted monitoring and evaluation work for private foundations as well as non-governmental organizations with PEPFAR and U.S. Department of Defense funding. She received her master’s degree in anthropology from Boston University and a master’s in public health from the University of Arizona. 

McNally is a doctoral candidate at Victoria University of Wellington developing a national model to integrate maternity service clinical guidelines on pre-eclampsia and hypertension into clinical practice.

Tarra McNally