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Caitlin Golden

Caitlin Golden, PhD

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Dr. Golden received her PhD in Health Promotion from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her scientific focus is broadly described as health promotion with an emphasis on childhood obesity treatment and prevention. She was awarded an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship to examine the factors that increased the likelihood of high implementation quality and effectiveness at the participant level for micropolitan communities engaged in a pediatric weight management intervention. The focus of her postdoctoral work will be in community-engaged, dissemination and implementation science, in the areas of physical activity, healthful eating, and weight control, with an emphasis on reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.