Kate F. Washburn, MPH

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Bureau of Informatics and Information Technology
22 Cortlandt St., Box 83
New York, NY
USA 10007
Email: kwashbur@health.nyc.gov

Biographical Sketch:
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control (BSTDC), New York, NY. 2003 -Present -- Public Health Epidemiologist II. Responsible for the development, implementation and project management of STD Electronic Medical Record in 10 clinics, which received the 2005 NYC Excellence in Technology Award. Author or coauthor of 3 publications primarily relating to sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS. Principal presenter or trainer at numerous conferences and workshops on topics related to STDs, electronic medical records and women's human rights. Previous Experience: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York, NY --2003 -- Research Associate Center for Community Health and Education (CHEP), New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. New York, NY. 2003 -- Policy Assistant. Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. New York, NY. 2001–2002 --Graduate Research Assistant. Women’s Institute for Leadership Development (WILD). San Francisco, CA. September 1997- June 2001 --Youth Program Director. United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century.” March and June 2000 --Served as a public representative of the official U.S. government’s delegation to Beijing +5 as an advisor on youth and young women’s issues.