Katherine Turner, MPH

Adjunct Instructor Department of Health Behavior

Katherine L. Turner is founder and president of Global Citizen, LLC, and senior advisor of Health Systems and project manager for Francophone Africa at Ipas. She has more than 25 years of international and domestic experience as a program director, senior technical adviser, trainer, author, public speaker and change agent.

She provides strategic direction on global health steering committees; has founded and served on the Board of Directors of nonprofit organizations addressing women's and LGBTQ health; and has won numerous awards for her leadership and excellence in public health.

She presents, publishes and consults extensively around the world on women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights; evidence-based and sustainable public health programs; mutually-empowering, multisectoral partnerships; effective training; global competence; values clarification; global advocacy and ethical international engagement. She speaks English, French and Dutch.

Teaching Interests

Effective Training for Global Health workshops at UNC-Chapel Hill and Triangle Global Health Consortium

Research Activities

Adolescent health
Global health
Health services and systems
LGBT health
Reproductive and sexual health
STIs
Women's health

Service Activities

Adolescent health
Community-based participatory research
Global health
Health services and systems
HIV/AIDS
LGBT health
Reproductive and sexual health
STIs
Women's health

Staff/Administrative Duties

Advise students on special projects
Guest lecture