Goldie Komaie is a Senior Evaluator at the Evaluation Center. She brings nearly 10 years of experience in community-based research and evaluation in public health programs that aim to improve health care access and reduce health disparities in medically underserved populations. Goldie is currently the Evaluation Core Director for the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Previously, Goldie was a Senior Scientist at Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine. She evaluated the Community Research Fellows Training (CRFT) program, a 15-week public health training to engage and build research capacity among community health stakeholders. Goldie has published about the CRFT program in Health Equity, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics and Pedagogy in Health Promotion.
Goldie earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine. She is a member of the Advancing Culturally-responsive and Equitable (ACE) Evaluation Network, a community of racially and/or ethnically diverse evaluators whose mission is to both drive and support the practice of excellent, culturally responsive and equitable evaluation.