Caislin Firth

Caislin Firth

Postdoctoral Fellow

Caislin received a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington where she was a Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Fellow and her dissertation focused on spatial inequities in access to cannabis retailers, proximity to retailers and underage cannabis use and the impacts of adult legalization on juvenile justice outcomes. Previously, she completed an MPH in Epidemiology & Biostatistics in Portland, Oregon and worked as a senior research analyst for the Multnomah County Health Department on applied public health program design and evaluation with a focus on health disparities and incarcerated populations.

Caislin grew up in the Pacific Northwest and particularly enjoys cappuccinos, baked goods, hilly bike rides and winters on the stormy Oregon coast.

Research Interests: Health in all policies research, health inequities, built environment, activity spaces, community participatory research, criminal justice involved populations, social determinants of health, spatial epidemiology, metric development, causal inference, knowledge translation

CHATR Projects: Interventions, Research and Action in Cities Team (INTERACT)