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
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

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

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

University of Kansas
Neurobiology, Bachelor of Science
2009 - 2013

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

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