Caitlin Maish has an inquiring mind that leads her to pursue academic excellence and professionally challenging opportunities. Her ability to understand and manage complex information makes her ideally suited for her role as the Evaluation Coordinator at Canyon Ranch Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity that catalyzes the possibility of optimal health for all people by translating the best practices of Canyon Ranch and our partners to help educate, inspire, and empower every person to prevent disease and embrace a life of wellness.
Caitlin receives all incoming data provided by CRI partners and program participants, reviews it to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, and conducts follow-up as needed. She also assists the CRI Senior Director for Health Literacy and Research in data analysis and provides input to the CRI team based on her familiarity with program data, such as general data trends or data collection patterns of specific program groups.
An experienced volunteer, Caitlin traveled to Ghana to serve in a hospital operating theater, mentored students in the YMCA Bright Futures program, and worked with children in the New Beginnings programs of Our Family Services, a Tucson non-profit organization. Since 2009, Caitlin has also been a patient care volunteer in the Emergency Department of Tucson’s Northwest Medical Center, where she supports the staff and enjoys interacting with patients and their families.
In 2012, Caitlin graduated with Honors from the University of Arizona, earning a bachelor’s degree in physiology with magna cum laude distinction. She was a member of the University of Arizona’s American Medical Student Association. Caitlin uses her free time to research a variety of science topics, including her special interest in nutrition and cooking, and to enjoy her two Boston terriers and other members of her family. Looking ahead, Caitlin wants to be of service to other people in health care, public health, and research settings.