Katherine Schaff, MPH, DrPH(c)
Health Equity Coordinator
Alameda County Public Health Department
Katherine Schaff has worked at the Alameda County Public Health Department since 2006. She currently works on the Place Matters local policy initiative, which promotes health equity through a community-centered local policy agenda focused on criminal justice, economics, education, housing, and land use and transportation. Before moving to the Bay area, Ms. Schaff supported local health departments through her position at the National Association of County and City Health Officials in Washington, DC. Katherine is also in the Doctor of Public Health program at UC Berkeley, researching how local health departments can more effectively communicate to policymakers, the media, and the public about health equity.