Katrine Wallace, PhD, CPH




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Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Katrine Wallace, PhD, CPH



Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Research Methods
Science & Health Communication
Outcomes Research & Health Economics 
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Cancer Epidemiology


PhD, Public Health/Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago


Certified in Public Health (CPH) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.


Malaty Rivera J, Wallace K. Considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for students. Contagion Live. May 18, 2022. 

Wallace KL, Landsteiner A, Bunner SH, et al. Increasing prevalence of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in a managed care population in the United States. Cancer Causes Control. 2021; 32, 1365–1374. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-021-01484-4.

Wallace K. COVID-19 vaccines work - misreading the data can make you think otherwise. The Hill. August 27, 2021. 

Wallace K, Adanski K, Ashwini P, et al. The budget impact of including Rucaparib on a US payer formulary for treatment of patients with metatastic ovarian cancer. PharmacoEconomics. 2021;39,231-241 


Effective Communication & Dissemination of Data


Dr. Wallace holds a PhD in Epidemiology and has over 15 years of professional experience in epidemiology, science communication, health economics, research design and biostatistics. She is currently an Epidemiologist and Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health; and a Lecturer at Jefferson College of Population Health. 

She is known as science communicator "Dr Kat" on her popular social media channels where she educates on epidemiology, vaccines, and the COVID-19 pandemic. She has been an invited speaker in the United States and internationally, and has presented research at over 20 scientific congresses.

​Dr.  Wallace is a member of several science communication initiatives, such as: "Team Halo" (United Nations), Project FIDES (World Health Organization), and the Health Influencer Council (Public Good Projects).  She was also chosen as a "Vaccine Luminary" for the 2021 G7 Vaccine Confidence Summit.

Dr. Wallace has  been featured as an opinion contributor and has been interviewed or profiled in several mainstream media outlets such as: BBC World News, MSNBC, CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio.