Kathryn (Katie) joined LSHTM in 2017 after completing her doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in Epidemiology. She holds a BA in biology, an MHS in biostatistics, and an MHS in epidemiology. Her work at LSHTM focuses on better understanding HIV incidence in eastern and southern Africa, and cross-sectional HIV incidence testing in antenatal clinics for surveillance. Her work is with the ALPHA Network.
Katie co-organises the distance learning module "Demographic Data: Sources, Collection and Evaluation," and teaches on the in-person modules "Demographic Methods," "Research Design & Analysis," and "Analysing Survey & Population Data."
Katie's research has focused on a range of HIV-related topics, including sexual behaviour and networks, mathematical modelling, population-based studies, the care continuum, and social aspects of HIV. She currently is focusing on HIV incidence, dynamics and sexual mixing.