Kyli Gallington joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) and Survey Research Group in 2016. In her role as Research Scientist, she manages process, formative, outcome, and impact evaluation studies; leads data analysis and interpretation; and oversees data collection and field staff. Her current work with CWN includes overseeing the research and evaluation of direct education and policy, systems, and environmental change nutrition interventions, including projects for the Michigan Fitness Foundation’s Harvest of the Month™ program and HealthMPower’s community initiative.

Prior to joining PHI, Kyli worked as the Program Evaluator for Alameda County Community Food Bank, where she oversaw organization-wide evaluation strategies to increase access to healthy food, provide quality nutrition services, and improve service provision within the Food, Agencies, and Nutrition Services department. Previously, she oversaw program evaluation and management of direct services for the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Kyli has presented her program evaluation strategies for food insecurity programs at state and national conferences.

In 2016, Kyli earned her master’s degree in public health at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2011, she graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in nutritional science.