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Kali Bechtold


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Kali Bechtold



Kali Bechtold is the Director of Strategy and Experience Design at UCHealth, an academic medical center in Colorado, and Lecturer of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Ms. Bechtold teaches Design Thinking/. She has over 15 years of experience in project management, implementation and global health delivery. In her role, Ms. Bechtold has provided management coaching to individuals and teams on a diverse array of public health challenges including vaccine introduction and financing in Tanzania and Myanmar, development of referral networks for children with autism in Ghana and Japan, wellness programs for pediatricians in the

Ms. Bechtold has designed and managed diverse projects focusing increased human resources for health in Bangladesh, Myanmar and India, prevention of mother to child HIV transmission and prevention and care of tuberculosis in South Africa, integration of community health workers into primary care services in Eastern Cape, South Africa and HIV prevention and care for key populations in Cameroon, Senegal, Lesotho and South Africa. Ms. Bechtold received her MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, her MBA from Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business and is certified in Design Thinking through MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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