May 31, 2022

Katharina Wabnitz

Katharina Wabnitz
Katharina Wabnitz, © Ben Mangelsdorf

Research Associate

Mini CV

  • At CPHP since April 2022
  • Since October 2020 Research Associate at the Chair of Public Health and Health Services Research, University of Munich
  • 2020 – 2022: Research Associate at The Lancet-Chatham House Commission on Improving Population Health post COVID-19
  • MSc Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, graduation 2020
  • 2018 – 2019: clinical work in foundation programme, Graz, Austria
  • Medical studies, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, license to practice since 2018


Katharina Wabnitz is a Research Associate at the Centre for Planetary Health Policy and works on questions regarding governance for planetary health. Furthermore, she examines the health opportunities and impacts of transforming various areas of human activity such as energy and economics. She is also working as a Researcher at the University of Munich, where she is currently pursuing a medical doctorate, doing a process evaluation of a guideline for measures for infection prevention and control of SARS-CoV-2 in schools. Her methodological expertise is in systematic literature research and qualitative research. Further areas that she is active in are transformative education as well as the transformation of norms and values for planetary health.



Focus Areas

Governance for health within planetary boundaries
Planetary health in all policies
Education for planetary health
Norms and values for planetary health


Open questions for policymakers, scientists and health actors.