Ms Katherine Thanel

Research Manager

Katherine (Kate) Thanel joined the FPwatch team as a Research Fellow in 2015 and became a Research Manager in 2017. In this role, Kate is responsible for developing project materials, conducting trainings, supervising field work, conducting analysis, and disseminating findings for FPwatch. She has worked on the studies in Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Myanmar. Kate started working at PSI in 2013 as the M&E and Research Technical Advisor for PSI South Sudan. Prior to that, Kate worked for Partners In Health in Haiti and for a variety of health and education projects in the Dominican Republic, French Guiana and France. She holds an MPH in Health Behavior & Health Education from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health and a BA in French from University of Minnesota. She is based in Seattle, WA.