Catherine Whicher

Catherine Whicher

Researcher

‘Evidence-based health policies are essential to reduce health inequities and deliver the highest standard of care to every patient. I am motivated each day by the knowledge that our work can affect meaningful change in people’s lives.’

 

Catherine initially joined The Health Policy Partnership as a Researcher in July 2019. Having left the company in 2020 to return to Canada, she continued to work with HPP as a consultant before rejoining the company on a permanent basis in September 2021. She has worked across projects including multiple sclerosis, oncology and osteoporosis, and is currently leading work on depression.

Before joining HPP, Catherine worked primarily in the non-profit sector, with organisations active in humanitarian work and health advocacy. She has conducted research in areas ranging from programmes for hepatitis C to technology licensing at academic institutions.

Catherine holds a Master’s in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a Bachelor’s in Chemistry with a minor in International Relations from the University of British Columbia.

She is fluent in English and French.