Yale University

  • Assistant Director, Development Core, CIRA
  • Coordinator, Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT)
  • Coordinator, Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS)


Katie Doucet joined CIRA as the Assistant Director for the Development Core in May 2019.  She manages the day to day operations of the Development Core including the Peer Review Program, Pilot Project Program, Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT), the Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) Fellowship, and other activities. 

Since 2015, Katie has been the Program Coordinator for the Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly research project and the Global Health Concentration, both within the Yale School of Public Health.  In these roles, she was the principal source for information on policies, procedures, and office activities across the programs, and managed communications, grant support, and support staff. Additionally, she contributed to the creation of peer reviewed articles, providing editorial support, literature reviews and data organization. Prior to her time at Yale, she spent 12 years working in the UK Civil Service on policy development and implementation both in central government and at the local level. Katie holds a Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree in Sociology from the University of Essex, UK.

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