Position title: Deputy Director, Community Transformation
Phone: (608) 263-1947
Kate Kingery, MPA
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 505 WARF
Madison, WI 53726
Kate Kingery is a Researcher with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and Deputy Director of Community Transformation at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). Kate provides strategic and operational oversight for the Community Transformation portfolio, which includes research translation and dissemination, online action tools and resources, peer-to-peer learning, community guidance, and national partnerships and networks.
Prior to joining CHR&R, Kate spent nearly 25 years working on policies and systems to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities at the national, state, and local levels. She is an experienced leader and public sector manager with a commitment to equity, systems change, and community-focused solutions. She previously managed child welfare reforms and national philanthropic investments for Casey Family Programs; led strategic initiatives on behalf of Hennepin County government; and provided consultation to a variety of agencies and organizations in the human service, education and housing sectors.
Kate holds an M.P.A. from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.