Dr. Catherine Hogan is a full-time medical microbiologist at the BCCDC Public Health Laboratory. She is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at UBC.
Dr. Hogan's main research area is the development and evaluation of infectious diseases diagnostics, with a focus on metabolomics. She is also interested in evaluating novel technologies for clinical application, repurposing of cost-effective diagnostic approaches and the clinical and public health impact of these approaches.
Dr. Hogan holds an MDCM degree from McGill University (2011), and a master's degree in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2013), where she worked on the early epidemiology of HIV-1 transmission in Central Africa. She completed infectious diseases training (2017) at McGill University, a medical microbiology fellowship at Stanford University (2018) and a global health diagnostics fellowship at Stanford University (2020). She also serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Clinical Virology (2020-).