Caren Bacon

Manager of Evaluation

Caren is the Manager of Evaluation at CPHSS. She oversees multiple Center projects focused on evaluation, including Parents and Children Together-St. Louis (PACT-STL), Southwest Ohio Tobacco 21, and Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Implementation. Her primary role on these projects is to provide guidance on evaluation-related activities along with project management. This includes developing data collection strategies, overseeing data analysis, and developing dissemination materials. In addition, Caren serves a training facilitator for the Sustainability PSAT trainings.


  • BS, Psychology, Bradley University, 2001
  • MPH, Epidemiology and Behavioral Science/Health Education, Saint Louis University, 2004​
  • Certificate, Georgraphic Information Systems, Washington University in St. Louis, 2017