Graduate Research Assistant
UNC Center for Health Equity Research
MPH, 2023 Candidate | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill | Public Health, Maternal, Child, and Family Health
B.A. | University of Notre Dame | Neuroscience
Katherine Mollenkopf is a current Master’s of Public Health candidate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in the Maternal and Child Health Department.
Mollenkopf received her Bachelors of Arts in Neuroscience with a minor in Science, Technology, and Values from the University of Notre Dame in 2021. During her junior and senior years at Notre Dame, she was an undergraduate research assistant in two psychology labs and was a member of the Neuroscience Senior Leadership Council. During her first year at Gillings, she served as a co-project manager and qualitative research assistant for a CHER project aimed at producing manuscripts looking at the state of diversity, equity and inclusion in Clinical and Translational Science Award Centers nationally.
For the 2022-2023 academic year, she will continue her work at CHER as a Graduate Research Assistant, in which she will conduct qualitative data analysis, assist with writing manuscripts, and perform other research and logistical duties. Mollenkopf is passionate about improving the health of children, women and families through addressing health inequities and promoting wellness across the lifespan.