Katherine brings with her over four years of experience coordinating health and wellness programs in a non-profit setting. Her last recent position was in Rochester, NY delivering wellness programs for older adults, specializing in falls prevention, chronic disease and diabetes self management.She has specialized in evidence based (clinically tested and supported) health promotion programs delivering training, mentoring, and supporting health care providers, human service employees and community volunteers, aiming to bridge the gap between public health and health care.
Katherine received her Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification in May 2016.
Katherine completed her Masters of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health with a concentration in Behavioral Community Health Science. During this time she was a Student Research Assistant for the Center of Public Health Practice on campus, researching emergency preparedness in public schools and Pennsylvania County Health Departments. She also researched health and wellness opportunities and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Katherine acquired a Bachelor of Science in Education (BS Ed) from SUNY Cortland in Upstate NY. Her concentration was in Health with K-12 teaching certification, completing elementary and middle school student teaching placements.
Masters of Public Health (MPH), University of Pittsburgh
Bachelors of Science in Education (BS.Ed), SUNY Cortland
Wellness Practicum (Coordinating the Body Project)
Directed Study in Physical Education; Independent Study in Wellness
Honors & Awards
Trinity Staff Engagement Committee (TSEC) Kudos Award, April 2017