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Kaitlyn Jones

Kaitlyn Jones MPH, MSW, CHES, C-CHW

Research Coordinator, Evaluation Specialist (Community Organizing for Prevention)
  • Department of Community & Behavioral Health
  • Injury & Violence Prevention Center

Kaitlyn Jones (she/her/hers) is staff at the Colorado School of Public Health. She serves as an Evaluation Specialist for the Community Organizing for Prevention Evaluation project. Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a specialization in Sociology from The Ohio State University in 2020. She is continuing her studies at Ohio State through obtaining her master’s in Social Work with a concentration in Child and Youth Services as well as her master’s in Public Health with a specialization in Health Behavior & Health Promotion. Kaitlyn is also a certified community health worker as well as a certified health education specialist. She co-authored research for the Ohio Commission of Minority Health on the HUB pathway model and policy recommendations to improve Black maternal and infant health across the state of Ohio as well as worked as a program manager focused on homeless pregnant youth in the Mayor's Office in the City of Columbus. Her research interests include mixed-methods research, community health, health equity, and youth engagement in public health efforts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Health and Involvement
  • Qualitative Research Practice
  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Health Equity and Social Justice Engagement
  • Administration/Fiscal Support

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MPH, Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University, 2022; MSW, Youth and Children Services, The Ohio State University, 2022
  • CHES, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2021
  • BSPH, Public Health with a specialization in Sociology, The Ohio State University, 2020; CHW, State of Ohio Board of Nursing, 2019


  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Black Girl Magic Awards, The Ohio State University, 2018    

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