Kathleen Howe, MPH

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Research Area Specialist

Kathleen (Kate) Howe manages program evaluation projects for the Michigan State Core Violence and Injury Prevention Programs (CORE SVIPP) and the Detroit Community Opioid Response Initiative (DCORI). Kate enjoys working in partnership with state and local health departments, grassroots organizations, and community stakeholders. Her primary research interests include violence prevention, resiliency-based risk mitigation strategies, community engagement, and ending racial health disparities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy from James Madison College at Michigan State University and a Master of Public Health degree in Health Behavior & Health Education from the University of Michigan.


Heinze, J. E., Hsieh, H.-F., Thulin, E., Howe, K., Miller, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2021). Adolescent Exposure to Violence and Intimate-Partner Violence Mediated by Mental Distress. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2020.101215