Kate Wright

Kate Wright, MPH Research Associate


Kate Wright is a Research Associate in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In this role, she leads and collaborates on a variety of research projects, including gender equity, youth mentoring, trauma and injury, and returning citizens. Currently, Kate’s primary role involves leading the research team with the Data for Health Gender Equity Unit, through which she works to improve equitable health data collection, analysis, and use around the globe. In the past, Kate has conducted research and developed programs on maternal and child health, human rights, women’s rights, transgender healthcare, homelessness, and the opioid epidemic. She has an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In addition to her public health research, Kate enjoys her practice as a birth doula in Philadelphia, providing support and advocacy to families throughout the childbearing year.

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