Provider Relations Liaison
Houston Health Department
Catherine Shepard is a Provider Relations Liaison for the Houston Health Department’s Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network (DAWN) program. She utilizes her networking and relationship building expertise in facilitating the DAWN bi-directional referral process and enhancing relationships with healthcare providers and community stakeholders. Additionally, she oversees the DAWN Coalition and coordinates DAWN center outreach events.
Catherine received her Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University and Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston Downtown. She is an avid volunteer and contributes her time to several organizations such as the Filipino Young Professionals of Houston and was a founding member of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS)-Houston Chapter. Her drive to inform the community and healthcare providers about the availability of resources for individuals affected by diabetes stems from her own struggle with prediabetes, as well as witnessing family members struggle with the disease.
Wednesday, July 10
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM