- Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences – DABP
- Population Sciences and Epidemiology – PSE
- Study Section:
- Social Sciences and Population Studies (Panel B) – SSPB
Dr. Kate Fothergill earned her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences. She obtained her Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina. Prior to coming to NIH, she was an assistant scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, where her research focused on social determinants of physical and mental health over the life course. She worked for several years on the Woodlawn Project, a longitudinal study of a cohort of African Americans in Chicago followed from age 6 to adulthood. Dr. Fothergill also served as the executive director of the Center for Mental Health Services in Pediatric Primary Care, whose focus was the physical and mental health services for children across the U.S. Before her time at Hopkins, she worked on health policy, adolescent reproductive health, and school-based health care.