Dr Cathrin Hauk joined IDDO’s Medicine Quality Research Group as a research pharmacist in 2022. She coordinates the FORESFA (Forensic epidemiology and impact of substandard and falsified antimicrobials on public health).
Cathrin studied pharmacy and obtained a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies at the University of Tübingen, Germany. During her PhD, her research focused on the quality of medicines in low- and middle-income countries and on detection methods for substandard and falsified medicines. She also taught pharmacy students and was involved in organising the course "Pharmacy in Global Health" at the Pharmaceutical Institute of the University of Tübingen.