Katherine Bond, Sc.D., is Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs, for USP. She develops and executes USP’s global regulatory affairs agenda in alignment with strategic organizational objectives, and plays a key role in building and sustaining relationships with regulatory agencies and pharmacopeias around the world.
Dr. Bond brings more than twenty years of demonstrated public health leadership experience—in the field and in management—to her role at USP. Dr. Bond arrives at USP from the United States Food and Drug Administration, where she served in the Office of International Programs as Associate Director of Technical Cooperation and Capacity Building before being named Director of the Office of Strategy, Partnerships, and Analytics. Prior to public service, Dr. Bond focused her energies on priority public health issues such as infectious diseases and health systems impacting Southeast Asia and Africa. She worked as Associate Director of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Asia Regional Office and Africa Regional Office, and Deputy Director of the Mekong Regional Office of the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH). Dr. Bond has also held many consultancies and academic appointments—as both lecturer and researcher—at universities in the United States and abroad. She additionally appears as lead or contributing author on a variety of peer-reviewed research papers and technical documents in areas of regulatory systems strengthening, global health security, health systems, and intervention strategies for specific at-risk populations.
Dr. Bond earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Swarthmore College and her Doctor of Science degree from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.