Catherine Hatch is a Clinical Instructor within the division of Health Systems and Community Based Care in the College of Nursing. She received her Master of Nursing in 2009 from the University of Washington and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Brigham Young University. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to beginning her faculty position at the University of Utah, she worked for over 5 years as a nurse practitioner in the Washington DC area, where the majority of her clientele were underserved and muli-lingual/cultural. She has experience in primary care and infectious diseases and is fluent in Spanish. Having traveled on humanitarian healthcare missions to Ghana, several countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean, she is committed to the health of vulnerable individuals both nationally and abroad. She looks forward to contributing to the field of research in disease prevention and health promotion among underserved populations.