is a Research Scientist II and Senior Trainer at the Center
Katie holds a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. In her role, Katie has provided training and support to over 100 communities across the country utilizing the Positive Culture Framework for improving health and safety.
With a passion for studying health behavior, she has engaged in numerous research projects, and led prevention efforts in a variety of topic areas including cancer, cardiovascular disease, substance abuse, child maltreatment, and traffic safety. Katie has provided resources, technical assistance and training relating to evidence-based prevention practices including program planning, capacity building, assessment, implementation, and evaluation.