My aim is to support health literacy efforts that inform health-related decisions, spur health-promoting action, and ease the mind with easy-to-understand, evidence-based, and trustworthy content. I believe it's okay to have a little fun doing it as well.
Katie Wilkinson is a public health professional with more than 10 years of experience supporting the health and well-being of people in the university setting. As a health educator, Katie has facilitated conversations and exploration through one-on-one health education visits and workshops on stress coping, birth control, safer sex, time management, sleep, and more.
Her health literacy efforts have spanned many mediums: brochures, handouts, blogs, social media, and web content. In that vein, she has also supported the creation of social marketing campaigns, from the research phase to dissemination, to influence and inform healthy decision-making. Katie has also been published in a college health textbook, contributing to a chapter on serving the needs of a diverse student population.
Katie has a B.A. in Psychology and Gender Studies and a Master of Public Health degree, both from Indiana University-Bloomington.
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