Katharina Boch studied medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich and was appointed as a resident at the Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (Campus Lübeck), in 2014.

After completing her doctoral thesis at the Department of Haematology and Oncology at the Medical Center of the University of Munich in 2017, she was awarded a DFG-funded MD/PhD fellowship.
Her main research interest is autoimmune bullous disease, especially pemphigus.