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Dr. Katrina Perehudoff


Katrina Perehudoff  MSc LLM PhD

Post Doctoral Research Fellow in European and Global Health 
Faculty of Law
University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Post doctoral manager of the Strategic Institutional Partnership Ghent-Toronto
Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Ghent University, Belgium

Contact: katrina.perehudoff @
Twitter: @KatPerehudoff

Research interests

Access to essential medicines
Pharmaceutical regulation
Impact of law on access to medicines
Legal epidemiology
Human rights law
Contraception policy & practice

Contact me for

Collaborative research projects & grant proposals
Theses (masters, PhD) & research projects supervision
Guest lectures
Public speaking engagements (i.e. Rotary, Davidsfonds)
Webinars with UN agencies & civil society


Katrina Perehudoff, MSc LLM PhD, is a health scientist and legal scholar with over a decade of experience in pharmaceutical policy. 

She is currently a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in European and Global Health at the Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). She also manages the Strategic Institutional Partnership between Ghent University and the University of Toronto. Katrina completed post doctoral training at the International Centre for Reproductive Health- a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Ghent University (Belgium), and at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (Canada).

Katrina has five years of experience advocating for access to medicines and their rational use in European pharmaceutical policy at the NGOs Health Action International (the Netherlands) and The European Consumer Organisation (Belgium). 

Since 2015 she has consulted on human rights, intellectual property and pharmaceutical policy issues for public interest organisations including the World Health Organization, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Medical Human Rights Network. 

Katrina is an alumna of the Comparative Program on Health & Society at the Munk School of Global Affairs (2017) and the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program (2007-2008). She holds a Master in Science (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Master in Laws (Ghent University), and a PhD (University of Groningen).