Katharina initially trained and worked as a paediatric nurse and then studied healthcare management. In 2004, she started working as a researcher in the Department of Non-Drug Interventions at the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), Cologne, Germany. In 2010, Katharina switched to IQWiG department for Drug Assessment, where she works as a senior researcher. Her main responsibilities are the assessment of drugs and the writing of the corresponding IQWiG reports, as well as the quality assurance of such reports. Since 2016, Katharina has been the Workshop Leader of the EMWA workshop “Systematic Reviews”.