Assistant Professor of Global Health
School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Global Health
Catherine Arsenault is Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Dr. Arsenault’s research focuses on health system quality, health inequalities and on the use of routine health data for improved monitoring. Prior to joining George Washington, Dr. Arsenault worked as Research Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Global Health and Population and obtained a PhD in Epidemiology from McGill University. During her time at Harvard, she was a member of the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG era and of the Fenot project aimed at strengthening the primary health care system of Ethiopia. Recently she was principal investigator of a Grand Challenges International COVID-19 Data Alliance initiative driver project that assessed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on health systems in 10 countries (Chile, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Laos, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, South Korea and Thailand). She is currently leading research on associations between health systems and vaccine hesitancy.