Katie Laurila

Research Intern, ATHA

Katie will join the ATHA program as a Research Intern for the Fall 2020 semester. Prior to HHI, Katie spent a year in Austria as a Fulbright Scholar, where she conducted research focused on gender minority health policy within Austria and at the international level. She has previously held roles as a Health Policy Fellow at The Fenway Institute and as a clinical research assistant and intake coordinator at the Trauma Center at JRI.

Katie is an incoming MPH candidate in Health Policy at Harvard Chan. Katie graduated from Boston College with a double major in Psychology and German. She is interested in international human rights policy, expanding healthcare access among vulnerable populations, and the use of evidence in policymaking.