Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
Katie Giles is a Project Manager at the Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she manages implementation and evaluation of strategies in multiple sectors to improve children’s dietary intake and physical activity and reduce risk of obesity. Ms. Giles received her Master of Public Health degree in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and her Bachelor’s at Pomona College. Ms. Giles is the Project Manager for the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES), which is modeling the cost effectiveness of 40 different obesity prevention interventions. In her role on the CHOICES project over the past 7 years, Ms. Giles has gained considerable experience in evaluating the health impact, population reach, implementation cost and cost effectiveness of program and policy interventions across a range of sectors She has collaborated with 15 state and local health agencies to provide training and technical assistance to support agencies in selecting strategies to model, identify and provide local data inputs, develop implementation plans for modeling and interpret and use results for communication and decision making.
Wednesday, July 10
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM