Dr. Kaitlyn Watson is an internationally recognised disaster pharmacist researcher and the founder of Disaster Pharmacy Solutions which offers disaster preparedness and education to the pharmacy workforce. Kaitlyn currently works as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the EPICORE Centre, Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta in Canada focusing on pharmacy practice research.
Dr. Watson has previously been a consultant for the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe with a focus on public health emergency management and she is the co-chair of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Primary Healthcare Special Interest Group. Dr. Watson is an Australian registered pharmacist and a mixed methods researcher. Her research interests are in primary healthcare, pharmacy practice, and emergency management.