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Doctor Katherine Heath

Research Officer

Background

Katie is a Research Officer under the Viral Hepatitis Elimination Program, working on improving treatment access for hepatitis C. Her interests are health equity & economics, infectious disease epidemiology and health policy. Her research approach is interdisciplinary, using a combination of mathematical modelling and empirical work.

Katie is a consultant for the World Health Organization, developing tools and policy for national strategic planning in maternal and child health. Katie also works on health economics in relation to HIV, hepatitis C and tuberculosis treatment, and on vector-borne disease control.

Positions

  • 2020 - ongoing - Research Officer, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2018 - ongoing - Consultant, World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health & Research, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2018 - 2018 - Environmental Scientist, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), São José dos Campos, Brazil
  • 2016 - Scientific Enterprise Consultant, The Nasio Trust, Musanda, Western, Kenya
  • 2014 - 2015 - Research Officer, International Prevention Research Institute (IPRI), Lyon, France
  • 2012 - Research Assistant, University of Strathclyde, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Glasgow, UK

Qualifications

  • 2019 - PhD Zoology, University of Oxford
  • 2014 - MSc Epidemiology, Imperial College London
  • 2013 - BA Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

  • The QuickStart Study

Publications (7)

2020 (2)

2019 (1)

2018 (2)

2015 (2)

News Articles (1)

2020 (1)