An effective facilitator and project manager, Kate works with teams to identify goals and milestones, keeping them on track and completing on time. Her career spans community health, student health, public health, and health research. Kate has 20+ years of experience focused on quality improvement, project management, facilitation, compliance and technology. Kate is skilled at data and information gathering and synthesis, leading and guiding teams, and managing projects through completion.
Kate joins JGA most recently from Public Health – Seattle & King County. There she led quality improvement efforts across the department from the Office of the Director, and then led technology improvement efforts in Environmental Health. Kate was part of the team that developed and reviewed RFPs for an electronic health record for Public Health – Seattle & King County, and worked at a community health center during electronic health record implementation.
While at Country Doctor Community Health Centers, Kate prepared the organization for Joint Commission accreditation, and was point of contact for subcontract monitoring from various funding agencies. At Los Angeles Family AIDS Network, Kate conducted site visits to monitor subcontracts, and at the University of Washington also conducted site visits to assess adherence to study protocol in large, nationwide HIV study.
Kate holds a BA from U.C. Santa Cruz, a Master of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and a Certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Washington.