Kate Konkle is a Community Engagement Specialist on the Robert Wood Johnson funded County Health Rankings & Roadmaps project. Kate’s role is to provide strategic guidance to communities that want to put the County Health Rankings into action for community health improvement.
Kate joined the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in 2010 as a Program Manager with the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute. She provided guidance and support to community partnerships across Wisconsin in the areas of collaborative leadership and health improvement planning and implementation.
Prior to joining the Institute, Kate was a Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellow. As a fellow, she was placed in the Wisconsin Division of Public Health Western Regional Office in Eau Claire where she worked on a variety of projects. Kate supported local health departments with their community health improvement planning process, and had a leadership role on a statewide project to prepare the state and local health departments for national voluntary accreditation using assessment and quality improvement.
Kate holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a BS in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State.
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