Katherine Halkyard is the Project Coordinator for the Digital Health initiative at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She plans and manages emerging research studies on topics related to digital health and outcomes research, including projects using the Web-Enabled Interactive System for Evaluation Research (WISER) platform, with Dr. Linda Fleisher and Venk Kandadai.
Katherine previously worked as a Research Assistant at The School District of Philadelphia, where she assisted in the evaluation of USDA-funded nutrition education programs held in Philadelphia public schools.
As a newcomer to the field of public health research, she is passionate about transforming innovative research into practice to better disseminate health information, improve policy, and reduce health disparities. Katherine received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut and is currently completing a Master of Public Health degree at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health.