Katherine Dively, M.S.
Research Scientist II, Center for Health & Safety Culture
Katie Dively is a Research Scientist II and Senior Trainer with the Center for Health and Safety Culture (CHSC) in the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University. Katie holds a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. In this role, Katie has provided training and support to over 80 communities across the country utilizing the Positive Culture Framework for improving health and safety. With a passion for studying health behavior, she has engaged in numerous research projects, and led prevention efforts in a variety of topic areas including cancer, cardiovascular disease, substance abuse, child maltreatment, and traffic safety. Katie has provided resources, technical assistance and training relating to evidence-based prevention practices including program planning, capacity building, assessment, implementation, and evaluation.