Research Associate/Coordinator, Atlantic Health System
Kelly Kato completed her Ph.D. in Sociology with a focus on health disparities, paradoxes in the health literature and methodological issues in measuring health among racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. In her current position at the Atlantic Center for Population Health Sciences at Atlantic Health System (AHS), Kelly helps to translate scientific knowledge into applicable health interventions. She provides methodological and data support to community partners working on population health issues, and assists in the development and evaluation of community health initiatives. She also serves as a member of the North Jersey Community Health Needs Assessment Data Committee at AHS, which conducts primary and secondary data collection, analysis and reporting to identify emerging social and health needs of North Jersey communities.