Caitlin Kennedy is an ORISE Fellow at the CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. Her work includes validation of state data for dissemination on the public health tracking portal as well as development of new environmental health indicators and measures to help inform public health actions and policy. Kennedy graduated with an MSPH from Emory University in 2016 with concentrations in Epidemiology and Environmental Health. Her research at Emory focused on assessing the impacts of traffic related air pollution on the time to first onset of respiratory outcomes among infants. She has been interested in learning about environmental issues since graduating with honors and a BA in Environmental Science and Spanish from Drew University in New Jersey in 2009.