Director of Research and Evaluation
Kelley Adcock leads research and evaluation efforts to aid Interact for Health and its grantees in measuring progress, influencing strategy, fostering a culture of learning and understanding the impact of our work in the region. She oversees research to collect community health data to monitor the region’s health status and measure public opinions about health policy. Kelley also serves as the lead evaluator for the tobacco focus area.
Previously, Kelley worked for the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as well as at the Washington, D.C-based global health nonprofit PATH and the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence. Kelley holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Xavier University.
Kelley has multiple publications in the public health and philanthropic literature. In 2016, Kelley was named a YWCA Rising Star. She received the Public Health Practitioner’s Choice Award at the 2015 Ohio Public Health Combined Conference. Additionally, Kelley serves on the Women’s Fund Research Committee and the Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s Evaluation Committee.
In her free time, Kelley enjoys exploring Cincinnati’s parks, eating good food and traveling near and far with her husband and their two children.
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