Full Name
Katherine Crockett
Job Title
Data Manager
Central Valley Community Foundation
Speaker Bio

Katherine Schmarje Crockett is the Data Manager for the Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) in Fresno, California. As a part of CVCF’s Impact Team, Katherine strives to utilize data and evaluation practices to promote an inclusive and sustainable economy in the Greater Fresno Region. Specifically, Katherine works to design and implement measurement and evaluation methodologies at the community and initiative levels through survey design development, buildout of a public use data dashboard, working with consultants to develop and implement an Impact Management System, and providing data-related technical assistance internally with CVCF staff and externally with CVCF partners. Katherine also teaches undergraduate and graduate level statistics and epidemiology courses at San Diego State University (SDSU).

Prior to Katherine’s position with CVCF, Katherine worked as a data manager on the Providing Access to HIV Care (PATH)/Ekkubo Study, which was an intervention study looking at the efficacy of an enhanced linkage to HIV care intervention in rural Uganda. Katherine managed the collection, quality, and cleaning of over 30 datasets collected among 30,333 participants over a six-year period. Katherine was also a data manager on the Communities Fighting COVID! (CFC) Study, which is an initiative that aims to conduct culturally appropriate and language-specific contact tracing services in vulnerable, low-income, and underserved residents of San Diego County to control the spread of COVID-19.

Katherine earned her BS in Health Sciences from SDSU and her MPH (Epidemiology specialization) from UC, Davis. Katherine is a Cal-Epidemiologic Investigative Service (Cal-EIS) Fellow alumna and ultimately went on to complete her PhD in Global Public Health from SDSU and UC San Diego. In her free time, Katherine loves to practice yoga and try new foods.

Katherine Crockett