Katheryne Downes

January 7, 2021

Katheryne is a clinical epidemiologist and biostatistician with over 15 years of experience in all areas of research. She has a double MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics, with a focus in infectious disease and outbreak investigation and has completed two fellowships in epidemiology at NIH prior to earning my doctorate in public health. She is currently the Director of Clinical Research at FORE/FOI. She was selected by an international scientific committee as one of the top 20 medical scientists under the age of 35 in the United States. As part of this selection, she was sent to Germany as a U.S. Delegate for the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Medicine & Physiology. During that time, Katheryne had the opportunity to attend lectures and be mentored by the current Nobel Laureates, as well as establish connections with other young scientists from around the world.