21 July 2022
Katherine Gilbert is the Head of the Health Systems, Governance and Financing Unit at the Nossal Institute for Global Health.
She is a qualitative researcher with a background in human rights, and strong interest in gender and universal health coverage. Katherine has undertaken a number of applied research projects with the World Health Organization (WHO), other UN organisations, Ministries of Health and civil society organisations in these areas. Prior to her appointment at the Nossal Institute, Katherine was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, Monash University (2013 – 2015) where she managed two applied research programs, including a large health financing study in Solomon Islands for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services funded by the World Bank.
Katherine has considerable experience working with multilateral agencies having previously worked with the UN in Fiji, Haiti and Solomon Islands (2005 – 2013), including as an Aid Policy Advisor to the UN Special Envoy to Haiti, former US President Bill Clinton. She is course coordinator for Comparative Health Systems as part of the Masters in Public Health at the University of Melbourne.