Caitlin Gruer, MPH, is a Senior Project Coordinator at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she supports the Gender, Adolescent Transitions and Environment (GATE) Program, based in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences. Prior to joining Columbia, she worked at Plan International USA leading initiatives related to menstrual hygiene management (MHM), water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and integrated WASH and nutrition. Her particular areas of focus are MHM, sustainable WASH programming, and equitable access to sanitation, particularly for women and girls.
- Sommer M., Gruer, C., Smith, R. C., Maroko, A., & Hopper, K., (2020). Menstruation and Homelessness: Challenges faced living in shelters and on the street in New York City. Health & Place, Vol. 66.
- Sommer M., Lee C., Liu D., Gruer, C. (2020). The Extent to Which Menstruation-Related Issues Are Included in Graduate-Level Public Health Curricula. Frontiers in Public Health, 8(442).
- Winkler, I. T., Bobel, C., Houghton, L. C., Elhadad, N., Gruer, C., & Paranjothy, V. (2020). The Politics, Promises, and Perils of Data: Evidence-Driven Policy and Practice for Menstrual Health. Women’s Reproductive Health, 1-17.