Kate Matlin joined Immunize Colorado in October 2020 through the Public Health Associate Program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Kate graduated from Colorado College in 2019, where she received a B.A. in Molecular Biology and completed public health coursework through the School for International Training in Durban, South Africa. After graduating, Kate worked as a Research Associate with OMNI Institute in Denver, CO, where she evaluated community health projects and specialized in data analysis and visualization. Kate is passionate about using science to improve communities.
Favorite Movie/Book: Book: For fun: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, More serious: An American Sickness by Elizabeth Rosenthal; Movie: Elf
Personal Hero: My personal hero is my mom! She took a unique path to pursue her passions and continues to help me find my own success.
Hometown Fun Fact: Mountainside, New Jersey borders the Watchung Reservation, a large nature preserve, which hosts an elaborate trail system and myths of witchcraft.
Favorite thing to do in Colorado: Trail running in the mountains and rollerblading in the parks
Why Vaccinate: Vaccines are the most effective way to keep yourself and your community safe from vaccine-preventable diseases and can eliminate serious diseases worldwide.