Kyli Gallington joined the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) and Survey Research Group (SRG) in 2016. In her role as Research Associate IV, she coordinates the research and evaluation of direct education and policy, systems, and environmental change nutrition interventions. Her current work includes evaluation projects for the Michigan Fitness Foundation’s Harvest of the Month program and HealthMPower’s healthy retail intervention.
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.