PhD Candicate, Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Health Promotion
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health
- 2018-Present, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Health Promotion, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2016-2018, Exercise Specialist, HEROES Pediatric Weight Management Clinic, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
- 2013-2015, Research Assistant, Physical Activity and Health Promotion Lab, University of Nebraska Omaha
- 2018-Present, Doctor of Philosophy, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2016, Master of Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2012, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, University of Nebraska Kearney
- Caitlin’s research focus is dissemination and implementation science and childhood obesity treatment in medically underserved areas. She is interested in improving systems supports for health promotion in the clinical and community setting. Her work has emphasized physical activity promotion for pediatric obesity.
- Golden, C.A., Heelan, K.A., Hill, J.L., Bartee, R.T., Abbey, B.M., & Estabrooks, P.A. Qualitative comparative analysis of program and participant factors that explain success in a micropolitan pediatric weight management intervention. Child Obes. 2021.
- Hill, J., Heelan, K., Bartee, R.T., Wichman, C., Michaud, T., Abbey, B., Porter, G., Golden, C., Estabrooks, P. (2021) A Type III Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation pilot trial testing dissemination and implementation strategies for a pediatric weight management intervention: The Nebraska CORD 3.0 Project. Childhood Obesity 17(Supplement 1), S-70.
- Golden CA, Hill JL, Heelan KA, Bartee RT, Abbey BM, Malmkar A, Estabrooks PA. A Dissemination Strategy to Identify Communities Ready to Implement a Pediatric Weight Management Intervention in Medically Underserved Areas. Prev Chronic Dis. 2021 Feb;18:E10. PubMed PMID: 33571083.
- Wilson KE, Michaud TL, Almeida FA, Schwab RJ, Porter GC, Aquilina KH, Brito FA, Golden CA, Dressler EV, Kittel CA, Harvin LN, Boggs AE, Katula JA, Estabrooks PA. Using a population health management approach to enroll participants in a diabetes prevention trial: Reach outcomes of the PREDICTS randomized clinical trial. Trans Behav Med. 2021 May 25;11(5):1066-1077. PubMed PMID: 33677529.
- American Heart Association
- Public Health Association of Nebraska
- International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
- Society of Behavioral Medicine