Catherine D. Patterson

Co-Executive Director, CityHealth

Catherine serves as the Co-Executive Director of the CityHealth initiative. Prior to joining the CityHealth team, Catherine served as the Managing Director for Urban Health and Policy at the de Beaumont Foundation. In that role, Catherine developed, managed, and led all work related to policy interventions that sought to improve the health and wellness of urban residents. She also managed the Foundation’s grant portfolio and served as Program Team Lead. Before joining the de Beaumont Foundation, Catherine worked at the Pew Charitable Trusts, where she led campaigns to improve children’s dental health across the country. Catherine began her career as an early childhood educator, working directly with children and families.

Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a masters of public policy from the University of Maryland.

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