Kristen Audet

2011-2013 Cohort

Kristen received her MPH from the University of Iowa, College of Public Health and her JD from the University of Iowa, College of Law. Kristen spent her Fellowship split between the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health (DPH). At the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Kristen was responsible for initiating and coordinating the Southern Wisconsin Immunization Consortium, an immunization coalition aimed at improving the immunization rates of 0-2 year old rural children. At DPH, she worked with the Public Health Preparedness Unit, focusing on communications. She traveled to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency to receive specialized crisis communication and public information training. Kristen also led a statewide initiative to improve Emergency Public Information and Warning capabilities and has played an active role directing communications during multiple public health emergencies. Preceptors: Lisa Pentony and Tim Size