Christine Williams, MPH

Health Services Researcher II

Christine Williams is a Health Services Researcher at WiSOR with a background in public health, community-based research and quality improvement (QI). She completed her MPH in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at San Diego State University in 2011. She spent 8 years as a researcher at the University of California-San Diego in the Department of Pediatrics where she carried out obesity-related studies in collaboration with Federally Qualified Health Centers near the U.S.-Mexico border. During this time, she developed skills in qualitative and mixed-methods research, program and research study management, grant writing, and manuscript development. Before joining WiSOR, she was the QI Project Manager for the Wisconsin Perinatal Quality Collaborative, where she ran statewide maternal and neonatal QI initiatives on opioid use disorder and maternal hypertension. Currently, she is working on Dr. Luke Funk’s research team on VA-funded studies involving obesity treatment and bariatric surgery. In her free time, Christine enjoys running in all the beautiful spots Madison has to offer and going on outdoor adventures with her husband and 3 children.
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  • BA, Sociology and Spanish, Villanova University, 2004
  • MPH, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, San Diego State University, 2011