Kathy Katella

Communications, Officer; Senior Clinical Writer

Departments & Organizations

Office of Communications: Print Publications

Yale Medicine Administration


Kathy Katella is an award-winning writer who has specialized in health and medicine for more than 15 years. She is a senior clinical writer for Yale Medicine, producing content about the practice’s services in anesthesiology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics and surgery. Kathy previously served as communications manager, a position that included handling internal communications for Yale Medicine, producing newsletters and year-end reports, and providing general support for the CEO and other senior administrators.

Before joining the Yale School of Medicine, Kathy was a general assignment feature reporter and later an editor for two daily newspapers in Connecticut. She published articles in the New York Times, Yale Medicine magazine and other publications, and wrote two books for middle-schoolers. She also provided freelance editorial services for a variety of clients, including Yale New Haven Hospital.

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