Olivia Muskett currently works as the training supervisor for the Community Outreach & Patient Empowerment (COPE) Program, a nonprofit organization based in Gallup, NM. She has spent over 21 years working in health care, 15 of them within the clinical settings of a postpartum unit, a nursing home, and an alcohol treatment center. She has spent 6 additional years focused in community health work, working as Navajo Nation Community Health Representative (CHR) and as a Community Health Environmental Research Specialist (CHERS).
Muskett—a co-investigator of a PCORI-funded project—is a Navajo woman born to the Ute clan and the Weavers-Zia clan. Her maternal clan is the Towering House people and her paternal clan is the Red-Running into the Water clan. She is a long-time resident of Mexican Springs, NM, which is a small community on the Navajo Nation.