Katherine Burke

Katherine States Burke, MBA, MSc, is the Deputy Director for Stanford Global Health.

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 degree in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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. 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.