Cutler Institute

Caitlin Pizzonia

Research Associate I / Epidemiologist, Population Health and Health Policy Program
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Caitlin Pizzonia is a Research Associate I at the Cutler Institute and Muskie School where she works as an epidemiologist as part of an Epidemiology Team that is embedded at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Augusta, Maine. She has been with the Muskie School since February 2016, providing data analysis and epidemiology surveillance work for Maine CDC programs. She is experienced in applying statistical methods and analyzing geospatial data using SAS and ArcGIS. She collaborates with program managers, lead epidemiologists, and program staff to monitor chronic diseases in Maine. Her projects include a multi-disciplinary federally-funded CDC grant working to reduce the rates of heart disease and diabetes and a state program working to increase cancer screenings and reduce cancer incidence and mortality. Other areas of inquiry include social determinants of health and health disparities in Maine.

Areas of Expertise

Statistical analysis, complex sample survey data analysis, spatial analysis, data visualization, SAS, ArcGIS, InstantAtlas.

  • The George Washington University, MPH (Epidemiology), 2015
  • The George Washington University, BS (Public Health), 2010


Professional Activity

  • Member, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACCD)
  • Co-Chair of the Chronic Disease Subcommittee, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
  • Certified in Public Health (CPH) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE), 2016