Christina R. Welter, DrPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences

Dr. Christina Welter is a clinical assistant professor of community health sciences of the UIC School of Public Health and director of the MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice. She also is associate director of the school’s DrPH Program in Leadership and an IHRP Fellow. She leads the training core of the Illinois Prevention Research Center, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Prior to joining UIC faculty, she was deputy director of Cook County Department of Public Health’s Prevention Services Unit.

She earned her doctorate in public health leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010 and holds an MPH degree from the University of Michigan. 

Learn more about Dr. Welter on MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice's staff page.

Recent and Noteworthy Publications

Asada Y, Gilmet K, Welter C, Massuda-Barnett G, Kapadia DA, Fagen M. Applying Theory of Change to a Structural Change Initiative: Evaluation of Model Communities in a Diverse County. Health Educ Behav. 2019;46(3):377–387. doi:10.1177/1090198118818233. [See abstract.]

Kovach KA, Welter CR, Seweryn SM, Torres G. Perceived Benefits of Collaboration Between Local Health Departments and Schools and Programs of Public Health: A Mixed-Methods Study. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2019;25(2):147–155. doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000000823. [See abstract.]

Griffen AK, Risley K, Petros M, Welter CR. Inclusion Wheel: Tool for Building Capacity and Public Health Leaders to Serve People With Disabilities [published online ahead of print, 2018 Jul 27]. Health Promot Pract. 2018;1524839918788578. doi:10.1177/1524839918788578. [See abstract.]