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Katherine Collins

Medical Instructor in Population Health Sciences
Population Health Sciences


Katherine A. Collins, PhD, NBC-HWC, is a Medical Instructor in the Department of Population Health Sciences and affiliated with the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute at Duke University School of Medicine, and is a board-certified health and wellness coach. She studies barriers and predictors of health-promoting behavior change. The ultimate goal of her translational research is to design trials to optimize health-promoting behaviors for those at risk for "relapse" or ceased behavioral modification, in order to improve long-term health and well-being.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Medical Instructor in Population Health Sciences · 2024 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute · 2024 - Present Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Pittsburgh · 2019 Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh · 2016 M.S.
Pfeiffer University · 2015 B.S.