Caitlin Williams

Caitlin R Williams, MSPH is a Research Associate and Ph.D. student in the Department of Maternal and Child Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research centers on the implementation of programs and policies that seek to advance sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice. Prior to beginning her studies, Caitlin worked at Rabin Martin, supporting Merck for Mothers, a ten-year, $500-million initiative to reduce maternal mortality and Saving Mothers, Giving Life, a public-private partnership to dramatically reduce maternal and perinatal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Caitlin has served as a member of the American Journal of Public Health’s 2019 Student Think Tank, the CDC’s National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative Consumer Workgroup, and the Advisory Committee to the National Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Center. She is currently an Assistant Editor at Reproductive Health and a Research Collaborator with the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. Caitlin earned an MSPH in Maternal and Child Health and a BA in Global Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Royster Fellow and a Robertson Scholar.