Catherine is the joint lead of the Haematology Obstetric service in North Glasgow and has been running the Haematology Obstetric clinic at the Princess Royal Maternity Unit at Glasgow Royal Infirmary for the last 10 years, alongside her consultant obstetric colleague, Dr Vicki Brace.
Catherine is chair and secretary of the GRI and Greater Glasgow and Clyde Thrombosis Committees respectively. She is an elected committee member of the British Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis.
Her clinical interests include inherited bleeding disorders, venous thrombosis treatment and prevention, obstetric haematology and immune thrombocytopaenia (ITP). Her main research interest is the application of thrombin generation to clinical thrombotic issues. She is currently leading a research project investigating the pathophysiology underlying the increased risk of venous thrombosis in obese pregnant women, funded by a British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship Award. She is also principal investigator for a number of international trials investigating new treatments for haemophilia and ITP.