Katie Giles is a Project Manager at the Harvard Prevention Research Center, where she manages implementation and evaluation of school and afterschool interventions. She is also the project manager for CHOICES, a cost effectiveness study of childhood obesity policies and programs. Ms. Giles’ key areas of interest include physical activity and nutrition policy and environmental change interventions, community based participatory approaches to public health change and development of sustainable, low cost tools and resources for communities and organizations to improve health. Prior to coming to the Prevention Research Center, she worked for 5 years at the University of North Carolina School of Nursing on a multi-site randomized control trial with middle schools to prevent type 2 diabetes. Ms. Giles received her Masters in Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and her Bachelor’s at Pomona College.