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Words to live by:
“If you stumble, make it part of the dance”

Kathy Boon, MPH

Research Project Manager

In her role as a Research Project Manager, Mrs. Boon manages the SOAAR team as well as all aspects of the Improving Technology-Assisted Recording of Asthma Control in Children (iTRACC) study, such as coordinating patient recruitment, clinic participation, IRB submissions, and environmental lab testing. In addition, Mrs. Boon manages the Student Media-based Health Research Team (SMHRT) study. Throughout her career, Mrs. Boon has served as a public health advocate, especially for under-served Chicago communities. Mrs. Boon earned a Master of Public Health with a focus in Health Policy and Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Fun fact:
Kathy dances salsa and mambo professionally and has traveled internationally to perform with her husband/dance partner :)
Hometown:
Humboldt Park, IL