HealthyCHILD Students


Katelyn Smiles, B.S.

Katelyn Smiles, B.S., is currently a first-yearmaster’sstudent at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education. She is pursuing her first master’sdegree in Applied Developmental Psychology with a specialization in Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Child Life. She received her bachelor’sdegree at the University of Pittsburgh in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry. In the summers of 2018 and 2019 she worked at a pediatric sports camp at Franciscans Children’s Hospital in Boston, where she taught children ages 4-22 how to play soccer, baseball, and ride a bike. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing videogames, and walking her dog. As a Pittsburgh native, she is excited to be working with HealthyCHILD and giving back to the communities she grew up in at Pittsburgh Public Schools.