Ingrid Katz

Ingrid Katz

Associate Faculty Director
Ingrid Katz

Dr. Ingrid Katz, MD, MHS, HGHI's new Associate Faculty Director, is an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She serves as an Associate Physician in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and is a research scientist at the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research over the past decade has focused on the social determinants of health-seeking behavior among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, with the goal of developing sustainable, socio-behavioral interventions aimed at improving care for the most underserved. She is trained in Infectious Diseases and received her MD from the University of California at San Francisco and trained in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and in Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. As an HGHI Burke fellow in 2015, her research tested strategies to engage with treatment refusers about the benefits of early treatment, in order to achieve the goal of “Treatment as Prevention” in South Africa. She completed a fellowship in Global Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and has been on staff there since 2009. She has been consistently funded as a Principal Investigator through the National Institutes of Health since 2012 and has served as an Editorial Fellow and a National Correspondent for the New England Journal of Medicine.

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