Katherine AbihiderUndergrad: University of California, San Diego, Human Biology
Upon graduation, Katie worked for the Athena Breast Health Network, a multisite collaboration at University of California aimed at improving breast health. One of her main projects was implementing a personalized risk assessment in the mammography clinic to apply an intervention for women at increased risk for breast cancer. She then was promoted to lead the Wisdom Study at UCSD, a clinical trial using population genetic testing to inform personalized screening mammogram schedules. In her tenure with Wisdom, she especially enjoyed working closely with genetic counselors in the development of protocols and workflows. In her spare time, Katie enjoys dancing, writing fiction and cooking.