Health Science Policy Analyst
Katie is a Health Science Policy Analyst in OBSSR, serving as executive secretary of the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee, facilitating co-funding opportunities for the office, and providing research and analyses for the office. Katie is also the OBSSR liaison to the Office of Research on Women’s Health and Fogarty International Center.
Prior to joining NIH/OBSSR, Katie was a Public Health Analyst, managing data and report writing global health priorities for the U.S. Agency for International Development, particularly in undernutrition, maternal and child health, reproductive health and family planning, and harmonizing data and indicators commonly used in global health. Additionally, she has experience with nutrition and agriculture issues working for the UN World Food Programme; tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment research as a Global Health Fellow focusing in MDR-TB; mixed-methods research on tobacco and drug use in peri-urban Bangladesh; and has led global health curricula for BSN and MSN programs. She continues to lecture in the GWU online MPH program in health system strengthening.
Katie holds a Masters of Public Health and BA from the George Washington University.