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Katherine Theiss-Nyland

MPH PhD


Academic Visitor

Infectious disease epidemiologist focusing on vaccines and maternal & child health

Katherine is a PhD epidemiologist with over 15 years experience in global health.  Her interests and expertise are in the areas of vaccines, maternal & child health, malaria, and health systems strengthening. 

She has worked across Africa and South Asia, designing and leading randomised control trials and operational research.  Katherine has held roles within WHO and USAID in maternal & child health and malaria prevention, and worked with CHAI and national governments in low-resource settings to advise on vaccine and laboratory health policy and practice for improved health care delivery. 

Katherine continues to collaborate with OVG on infant vaccine projects in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda.