Global Health Mentor Katherine Thanel


Training participants at a PIH Accompagnateur training in Elias Piña Dominican Republic in 2011

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GGG_thanel_katherine_headshotKatherine F. Thanel

Global Health Mentor

Global Health Mentors are alumni with substantial global health
experience who are willing to provide career advice, connections and
mentoring to current Gillings students interested in a global health career.

I manage the M&E systems and research portfolio of PSI South Sudan, where I partner with public, private and civil society partners to measure and maximize health impact. Read More

I graduated from UNC in 2010 with a MPH in Health Behavior Health Education and did my BA in French at University of Minnesota. I find it is most rewarding to make long term commitments to the places I work so I can learn the local languages and forge meaningful relationships.


  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Haiti
  • South Sudan

Areas of Interest

  • M&E
  • Research
  • Training
  • HIV Prevention
  • VCT
  • Gender


Available Monday-Thursday 6-10pm (Nairobi time)