Katherine Wilson

Kate Wilson, PhD is an Epidemiologist in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Global Health and International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), with a focus on implementation science approaches to improve HIV care and prevention services among marginalized populations, especially adolescents and young adults. She uses epidemiologic and qualitative methods and draws from a range of data sources.

In Kenya, Dr. Wilson currently leads a trial to evaluate a clinical training intervention to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes among HIV-positive adolescents and young adults (AYA) and an implementation research study to evaluate optimal community-based distribution of HIV self-testing to AYA. In Tanzania, Dr. Wilson provides senior technical assistance to I-TECH Tanzania on health workforce training and HIV system strengthening initiatives, including a Field Epidemiology Training Program Intermediate Course and scale-up of differentiated HIV testing and care services in collaboration with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. She is also a member of the UW Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board/Stigma Working Group, Working Group in Implementation Science, and enjoys mentoring and teaching.

She received her PhD in Epidemiology at UW in 2015 and Bachelors of Arts in Human Biology from Brown University in 1999.

Program Highlights

Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) in Tanzania
For Tanzania to meet a WHO-specified target of one or more epidemiologists per 200,000 population [1] it will require an ...
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