Catherine A. Jacobson is the State Affairs and Policy Assistant for United States of Care. Prior to this role Catherine served as a Policy Intern at USofC for the past year during her graduate program. Throughout her educational career Catherine held numerous internships revolving around local, state, and federal policy. These placements included the Office of Senator Amy Klobuchar, several disability rights organizations, a health plan, and a county level public health department.
Most previous to her work at USofC, Catherine served as Health and Justice Intern for Turnlane, a strategy and innovation organization. In this role she supported the facilitation of a Race and Equity Task Force and co-led a report development on structural racism within a city government.
Catherine received her Masters of Public Health in Public Health Administration and Policy from the University of Minnesota. Additionally, she is an alumnus of Hamline University where she double majored in Public Health Science and Social Justice with a Health Equity concentration.