Kait Perry, MPH

Approved Candidate (What is this?)
Health Policy - Project Management - Grant Writing - Science Translation
Current Hiring Status
Actively interviewing
Areas Of Expertise
Advocacy Program Management Writing and Editorial
University of Kansas
08/2016 - 12/2016

• Created a semester-long health equity curriculum centered on social determinants of health
• Lectured for one hour and fifteen minutes biweekly to fifty senior community health students

Lawrence Douglas County Health Department
Health Promotion Specialist
11/2015 - 04/2017

• Built partnerships with a variety of diverse community organizations and provided technical assistance to advance community health
• Developed and advanced public health policy at the county, city and organizational levels
• Facilitated the engagement of populations experiencing health inequities to inform strategic community health planning
• Managed community health student interns and supervised project work specific to each student’s interests

American Academy of Family Physicians
Population Health Strategist
05/2017 - present

• Facilitate and lead partnerships with national organizations, federal agencies and strategic key stakeholders
• Identify, analyze, interpret and effectively communicate emerging medical and public health evidence for varying audiences, including physicians, patients and the public
• Secure over $850,000 in funding through leading the development of collaborative, innovative, cross-sector grant proposals targeting diverse funding sources, including foundations, industry and government
• Directly manage and coordinate organization-wide project teams to execute programs and projects
• Strategically produce evidence-based tools, resources and education for family physicians to address gaps in knowledge and practice
• Lead the development of formal, evidence-based organizational policy and position statements through member-based governance processes
• Analyze and serve as first author for federal legislative and regulatory comments on public health and health equity issues

Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights, Master of Public Health
2013 - 2015

University of Kansas
Neurobiology, Bachelor of Science
2009 - 2013

What I Do

Grant Proposal Development || Program & Project Management || Policy Development || Communication & Facilitation

What I Am Looking For

I'm looking for an organization that wants to make an impact for real people. I want to use my skills in health policy, research translation, grant writing, project management and content development to further the mission of an organization I believe in.


-Securted over $850,000 in grant funding within 1 year
-Developed formal organizational policy for the American Academy of Family Physicians on a variety of public health issues including tobacco, climate change, environmental health, cannabis and gun violence
-Authored federal legislative and regulatory affairs comments
-Implemented a recycling program at an office with 500 employees
-Spearheaded the development of a brand new educational content area for family physicians regarding environmental health and the impact of climate change on health