Katherine Burke

Deputy Director, Center for Innovation In Global Health, Stanford University

As Deputy Director, Katherine States Burke, MM, MSc, aims to foster interdisciplinary initiatives and partnerships across Stanford University and oversees all administrative operations of the Center. Prior to Stanford, Ms. Burke served as a Senior Fellow in Global Health Sciences at UCSF, where she led the UCSF Centers of Excellence Project. Educated at Harvard University, Ms. Burke began her career as a reporter, editor and publishing executive in legal and consumer publications. In the past decade, she returned to an early interest in health and earned a Master of Science in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. She also has a MM from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Her interests include building research, training and health leadership capacity in low-resource settings, and online education as a tool in training health workers in Africa. Ms. Burke serves on several boards, including the board of Accordia Global Health Foundation and Harvard School of Public Health Board of Dean’s Advisers.