Katie joined our staff in January 2015 to support statewide expansion of the Help Me Grow initiative into all 67 counties. Katie received a B.S. degree in Nutrition Science from Auburn University and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy from UAB. She completed internships with both the Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council (AIACC) and the Autism Society of Alabama. She also comes with research experience from UAB and over 10 years of direct child care experience. Katie is originally from Mobile, Alabama.