Meet the Team

Dr. Cathy Kapica


Dr. Kapica’s experience focuses on bridging the gap between scientific, academic and policy worlds. In her time as Global Director of Nutrition at McDonald’s, she led worldwide nutrition efforts to develop and promote health and wellness initiatives in 118 countries. At the Quaker Oats Company, she developed and implemented science-based programs to promote the health benefits of oatmeal and breakfast to health professionals and consumers.

In 2012, Dr. Kapica founded and continues to lead The Awegrin Institute, an independent public health consultancy, which uses a global perspective to tackle issues on food, nutrition and health policy.

  • Public health expert
  • Food and nutrition scientist
  • Licensed health professional