Deputy Director, Community Transformation
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), a collaboration of UWPHI and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 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.