Kaitlin Callegari, MPH (she/her)

Program Evaluation and Knowledge Translation

Kingsville, ON

Kaitlin Callegari is a research and evaluation consultant living and working on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibwe, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi Peoples. She is a Master of Public Health graduate who is passionate about reducing health inequities and enhancing the well-being of equity-deserving communities. She is motivated to innovative and improve health-related experiences through centring people with lived and living expertise and applying evidence-based decision making.

Kaitlin has worked extensively in public health and social and community services to support local, provincial, and national initiatives. She has experience leading the work of multi-disciplinary teams and facilitating collaboration among diverse stakeholders to drive collective impact and enhance local services. She is skilled in the design of evaluation tools and frameworks, data analysis, report writing and knowledge translation. Recognizing the community as experts in their health and well-being, Kaitlin applies her expertise in research, program planning and evaluation to develop capacity building tools to support community-led initiatives. Kaitlin approaches her work with curiosity and a desire to learn, build meaningful connections and amplify the voices and expertise of individuals and communities affected by systemic inequities.

Recent highlights of Kaitlin’s work include supporting the development and evaluation of a national end-of-trial knowledge translation strategy. This project employed a national mixed-methods developmental evaluation to explore the reach, use, and usability of knowledge translation products and activities. This involved researching best practices, developing evaluation tools and frameworks, data collection, analysis and report writing to evaluate the implementation and impact of the knowledge translation efforts in clinical and community settings. She also supported the creation of capacity-building toolkits to guide the development and evaluation of future end-of-trial knowledge translation initiatives with a focus on meaningful engagement of community.

Services offered:

  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Knowledge translation
  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Research management