Carleigh Olson

Position title: Policy Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator


UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726

Carleigh Olson is the Policy Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, a collaborative position between the WI Division of Public Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and the MATCH  Group. Carleigh completed her Masters in Public Health from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in Community Health Education and Spanish. Carleigh has served in a number of different roles including Community Health Educator for the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and as a Program Coordinator for Public Health – Madison and Dane County. Through her roles, she has coordinated and facilitated local substance misuse prevention coalitions, conducted a health impact assessment of the built environment, fostered board of health engagement and fueled national accreditation processes. Carleigh is a lifelong Wisconsinite who is deeply committed to and passionate about the health of the state’s communities.