Caricia Catalani, DrPH, MPH
In addition to being a senior research associate at InSTEDD, Caricia Catalani, DrPH, MPH is faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. The focus of her work is on the development and evaluation of information technology and Web 2.0 tools for global health. Caricia has 17 years of experience working on community, national, and global health projects and research with underserved populations, including undocumented Latinos, victims of disaster, the urban poor, sex workers, and people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States, South Asia, West Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Her areas of expertise include the development and evaluation of computer-based and online interventions, community-based participatory research, visual assessment, mixed methods research and evaluation, and project management. She has served as project director or principal investigator for several studies, including community-partnered studies, program evaluations, and policy analyses. She received a Doctor of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, a Masters of Public Health in Maternal, Child, and Reproductive Health from Columbia University, and a Bachelors of the Arts in Global Development from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.