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Katherine A. Stamatakis, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Epidemiology and Biostatistics
College for Public Health and Social Justice

How do we ensure that research knowledge is translated into real world solutions and doesn't just gather dust? It turns out there is a science for that, and public health practitioners are vital participants and partners in the effort.

- Katie Stamatakis, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

Chronic Disease Epidemiology; Principles of Epidemiology


  • Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Michigan
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, Saint Louis University
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia

Research Interests

Chronic disease epidemiology; implementation research in public health settings; sleep and metabolic determinants of chronic disease

Professional Organizations and Associations

She currently has funding from the National Institutes of Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study questions related to characteristics of local health departments that influence their capacity to implement practices in obesity prevention to populations in need which builds up work initiated as part of a KL2 career development grant from the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award.