Caitlin Morley, MSc
Community Wellness Program Coordinator
Toiyabe Indian Health Project
Caitlin Morley is the Community Wellness Program Coordinator at Toiyabe Indian Health Project (TIHP). She works with 9 Paiute and Shoshone Tribes in Inyo and Mono Counties using community strategies to support healthy eating, active living, and commercial tobacco-free lifestyles. TIHP received a CTG capacity building award in the fall of 2011 and formed a leadership team, brought together a coalition of partners, conducted community health assessments, and implemented multiple physical activity infrastructure and community garden pilot projects. Prior to working at TIHP, Kate was the Project Director in Panama for Amigos de las Américas, an international, youth-focused community health organization, and interned with the National Association of Community Health Centers in Washington, DC.
Kate has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Grinnell College and a master’s degree in Health, Community, and Development from the London School of Economics. Her graduate school dissertation researched avenues of community support for HIV+ and AIDS-affected youth in Zimbabwe. She enjoys hiking and riding her bike in the Eastern Sierra and has taken up knitting in retaliation against cold mountain winters. Her spirited cat regularly undermines her progress.