Katie Silvius earned her Master of Public Health in community health education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Throughout her schooling, she had a strong interest in health literacy and the intersection of health and education.
After graduate school, she worked at The Dartmouth Institute as a curriculum specialist where she worked with faculty to develop course content for the Institute's MPH program. In this role, she focused on program evaluations for accreditation, course evaluations, developing new courses for the online MPH program, and working with faculty to design, develop, and improve their courses. She also was a member of The Dartmouth Insitute capstone faculty for two years where she helped students design intervention proposals. She is currently a research associate with the Center for Program Design and Evaluation (CPDE) at Dartmouth. Areas of expertise include health literacy, conducting interviews, developing course learning objectives and evaluations, designing and deploying online surveys, and analyzing qualitative data.