Senior Clinical Fellow in the Health Law and Policy Clinic
Katherine joined the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) in June 2012 as a Senior Clinical Fellow. Her work focuses on healthcare reform implementation and access to HIV prevention and treatment services, mental health law and policy, and global legal reform related to the promotion of access to HIV prevention and treatment.
Prior to joining CHLPI, Katherine worked at the O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University. There she worked on public health law reform, firearms control, global preparation for pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent the transmission of HIV (PrEP), and the development of the legal portion of a genetics database.
Katherine received her JD, cum laude, and a masters in Psychology at Duke University, where she sat on the executive board of the Duke Law Journal, worked in the Duke AIDS Legal Project, served as co-president of the Health Law Society, and sat on Universities Allied for Essential Medicines and the Duke Global Health Institute’s student advisory board. She received her MPH from Harvard’s School of Public Health and her BA, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.
She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and serves as the liaison to the AIDS Coordinating Committee of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section and as a Consultant for the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation.