Katharine Callahan
  • Titles:
  • Fellow in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetics and Genomics
  • Neonatology Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Education:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
  • Columbia University, Pediatrics Residency

Katharine received her MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2016 and completed her pediatrics residency at Columbia University in 2019. She is currently a neonatology fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research has focused on how genetics affects clinical care, from the perspective of doctors and patients. Her most recent work explored ways to enhance physician’s understanding of disability and how learning about a patient's life beyond a genetic diagnosis can enhance medical care. For the next three years, Katharine will combine Neonatology and ELSI fellowships and plans to investigate the ethical and social dynamics of genetic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit.

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