Catherine Squirewell

Position: Program Manager

Catherine Squirewell, MPH is a Program Manager for the Icahn School of Medicine’s Institute of Health Equity Research and serves as the Community Engagement supervisor for the TRIUMPH Study. Catherine is passionate about empowering historically marginalized communities through health literacy and capacity building.

Catherine graduated from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in 2022, where she concentrated her work on promoting health equity, human rights, and racial justice throughout public health. Catherine was also an active member of the Black and Latinx Student Caucus, where she served as president and a member of the Fighting Oppression, Racism, and White Supremacy through Action, Research, and Discourse Accountability Cabinet. She was inducted into the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society in recognition of her service to the community, school, and academic accomplishments.

Catherine earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Howard University with minors in Spanish and Chemistry. She hails from Atlanta, Georgia, and in her free time, enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being a plant parent, learning new languages, and being a bubble tea enthusiast.

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