Kate Winseck joined the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) as a Program Analyst in October 2015. Ms. Winseck has over 12 years of experience managing and implementing federal health programs, with a focus on disease prevention programs, community outreach and development activities, and public health communication and education campaigns. As co-lead of the Pathways to Prevention workshop program in the ODP, she develops and hosts workshops to identify research gaps in various scientific areas. Ms. Winseck also manages the ODP’s support contract.
Prior to joining the ODP, Ms. Winseck spent 11 years at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She spent most of that time as a Project Officer and the Communications Coordinator for the National Children’s Study. Ms. Winseck oversaw study operations and field implementation at six Study Centers nationwide. She was also the communications team leader, providing oversight and management for all communications activities.
Ms. Winseck came to the National Institutes of Health in 2003 as a Presidential Management Fellow with the National Cancer Institute. Prior to joining the NIH, she held a number of research and clinical social work positions in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The focus of her work was on community health, specifically maternal and child health within underserved communities. Her areas of interest include maternal and child health promotion, health education and communication, and program management and strategic planning.
Ms. Winseck earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School for Social Policy and Practice, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Gettysburg College.