We will realize health equity when every person has the opportunity to seek and to really find appropriate and adequate care, while being treated with dignity and value.
Katherine grew up in Marietta, Georgia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia and two master’s degrees in Public Health and Social Work, with a focus in Global Health from Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout graduate school, Katherine worked as a research assistant to a cancer epidemiologist, contributing to the creation and management of an international web-based rare disease registry. She also worked with World Vision’s Health & HIV team in Washington, D.C., and the Himalayan Family Healthcare Project in St. Louis, Missouri. She also collaborated with a network of churches and professionals to design an evaluation platform for a school feeding program in Congo and traveled to Kinshasa to implement the assessment. Katherine has finished four half-marathons, loves early mornings (with coffee), and always enjoys being outdoors.