Amanda Gatewood

Position title: Design & Evaluation Team Leader


Phone: (608) 265-9412

Amanda Gatewood
610 Walnut Street, 520 WARF
Madison, WI 53726

Dr. Amanda Gatewood is the Design & Evaluation Team Leader at the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) and Associate Scientist at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI).

Dr. Gatewood is a public health epidemiologist and implementation scientist with particular interest in:
• community-based research and evaluation to influence the social determinants of health,
• design thinking approaches that support online research and audience engagement, and
• translational research that impacts health and social policy.

Dr. Gatewood’s research investigates how professionals and communities use the CHR&R data and resources to take action. Before joining UWPHI, Dr. Gatewood supported the translation of research to policy and action in the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a AAAS Fellow. She has also worked as an epidemiologist for the Kentucky Department of Health and as a Senior Research Coordinator for Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Gatewood completed a Master’s in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.