Position title: Project Manager
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Kerry Zaleski is a project manager with the Population Health Institute (PHI). Her current projects include a CDC-funded Covid19 Response Corps program in collaboration with the WI Department of Health Services, and PHI’s Health Equity Innovation (HEI) project. Kerry has been with the University of Wisconsin System for over a decade, including three and a half years as a contractor with the WI Dept. of Health Services’ Opioid Harm Prevention Program and nearly seven years as an international and cross-cultural program development and evaluation specialist with UW Extension.
Kerry has over 20 years of experience leading rights-based programs at international, national, state and local levels, and is passionate about studying and addressing root causes of community-identified issues. Her skills in project and performance management, Information, Education and Communication (IEC), participatory and developmental program evaluation, continuous quality improvement and workplace wellness have contributed to multiple efforts to advance health equity and social justice worldwide. She received her Master of Public Health degree in International Health and Development from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from UW-Madison.