Kristen Audet was a Population Health Service Fellow from 2011 until 2013, with a dual placement at the Wisconsin Division of Public Health in Madison and the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative in Sauk City. During the Fellowship, she received specialized communication training at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Prior to the Fellowship, Kristen earned a B.A. in English, a Master of Public Health (MPH), and a Juris Doctor (J.D.).
As a Fellow, Kristen gained experience that has helped her to be more effective in her current position as the Life Safety Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She works under hospital administration, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulatory authorities regarding the environment of care, life safety, and emergency management, with a specific focus on emergency management preparedness and response.
Kristen recently bought a house in Madison and added a puppy to her family, increasing her “pet count” to 4!