Ginny Katz

Geography P.h.D Student | Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon


Bridging the health and resilience information gap through multimedia engagement.

Major Interests Supporting Background / Skill sets Since
Human and Ecological Resilience MPH Global Health, GIS, BS Public Health, Introduction to Primary Health Care certificate 2009
Educational Media Creation Videography, Illustration, Graphic Design, Mapbox 2016
App and Web Development Google Udacity Front End Web Developer Challenger Scholarship 2018
Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Autodesk Maya 2018, UNITY 2017, 360degree video 2018

Academic Investment

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)

Doctoral Student Human Geography
Researching empathetically designed communication technology to boost human resilience

Projected Graduation: 2022

Advisor: Dr.Bo Zhao

Master of Public Health Global Health

Graduated: June 2018

Summary of study areas

Extra Curricular:

🌎 Global Health Club President Sept 2016- Oct 2017


🎥 Videographer and Media Consultant Student Multimedia Services Dec 2017- Present

📚 Graduate Research Assistant and Field Producer

College of Public Health and Human Sciences Dr. Stephanie Grutzmacher

Oct 2016 – Nov 2017

Virginia filming in Ethiopia


Emergency Management and Public Health Intern Lincoln County Emergency Management Newport, Oregon Apr 2017 – Aug 2017

- Partner in a multi-agency collaboration creating Emergency Preparedness Plans using GIS technology with Real-time Assessment and Planning Tool for Oregon (RAPTOR). - Partner with community volunteers to verify data and knowledge share. - Cascadia Preparedness community outreach strategies and educational opportunities. - After Action exercise and event reporting. -Participate in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery courses for professionals and community members.

University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)

BS Public Health, concentration of Epidemiology and Disease Control

Graduation 2013

Academic Achievement


Time Valid Title
Sept 2018 - Sept 2020 FAA part 107 Commercial Drone Pilot
2017- 2020 CITI Human Research Social/ Behavior Investigators and Key Personnel