Katherine Barron is the Program Manager on the Cancer Patient Population Projections (Cancer PPP) project, a $3.6M 4-year project funded by the Medical Research Future Fund. Katherine is responsible for chartering the planning, management, delivery and reporting of the Cancer-PPP project across the six research areas, and building and maintaining relationships with key collaborators and stakeholders, including the Department of Health and Health Technology Assessment committees. Katherine has been with the Cancer Council NSW and now Daffodil Centre since 2016.
Katherine’s expertise lies in fostering collaborations and synthesising and facilitating broad research programmes, underpinned by a passion for progressing impact-driven, evidence-based population health research. Katherine holds a Masters degree in Public Health, and has previously held roles at the Department of Health, the Centre for Health Initiatives at the University of Wollongong, and a 7 month stint in Indonesia at the Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta as a public health research advisor to the Tobacco Control Centre.