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Alex Caldwell


Alex Caldwell joined the Colorado Health Institute in 2016. She specializes in program development and analysis of emerging health policy issues both in Colorado and nationally.

Before coming to CHI, Alex designed performance measurement frameworks at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland. At the Global Fund, Alex created systems to measure the impact of the Fund’s $4 billion annual disbursements to programs around the world. She also helped develop strategic priorities with the Global Fund’s management executive team and board.

Alex has focused her career on analysis and evaluation in education and health. Her experience includes teaching ninth grade science with Teach for America at New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School and managing drug trials at the Tulane University Cancer Center. Alex also worked on strategic operations and data systems for Beyond 12, a national nonprofit aiming to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students graduating from college.

Alex holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College.

Sample Projects:

Skills: Strategic planning, needs assessment, evaluation, financial mapping

Focus Areas:

  • Behavioral health
  • Early childhood
  • Strategic grantmaking

I Do This Work Because… I believe that all Coloradans should have the opportunity to lead healthy, happy lives. Getting there requires supporting our institutions, government, clinicians, and service providers with rigorous, user-friendly analysis and leadership. That’s what CHI does best.

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