Catherine is the President / CEO at Abrale – Brazilian Lymphoma and Leukemia Association and also the CEO at Abrasta – Brazilian Association of Thalassemia.
Family physician and healthcare executive, Master in Public Health and certified Patient Experience Leader in Brazil, Catherine has been dedicated to improve health outcomes, equitable access to diagnosis and appropriate treatment, support and quality of life for people with cancer.
Almost 20 years of experience supporting the consolidation of public health and social protection policies in Brazil and LAC. She has expertise in Preventive and Social Medicine & Family Medicine, and a consistent work as a public health specialist and health advocate in Hematology, Oncology and OncoHematology.
Member of the Strategic Council of the All Together Against Cancer Movement (TJCC), Brazil.
Member of the Strategic Council of the Alianza Latina Network, LAC.
Member of the Deliberative Council and founding partner of the Brazilian Society of Patient Experience and Person-Centered Care (SOBREXP), Brazil.
Member of the Board of Directors of Instituto OPY de Saúde, Brazil. Member of the Brazilian College of Health Executives (CBEXs), Brazil.
Member of the Scientific Council of the Brazilian Society for Quality of Care and Patient Safety (SOBRASP), Brazil.
Member of The Beryl Institute (PX), USA.
Member of the Thalassemia Internados Federation.
Member of Lymphoma Coalition.
Member of Inspire2Live World Campus.
Associate physician of the Brazilian Society of Oncology (SBOC), Brazil.
Associate physician of the Brazilian Hematology and Hemotherapy Society (ABHH), Brazil.