Katherine is passionate about the growing focus on social determinants of health’s role in improved health outcomes and has been working with health information exchange initiatives since their inception seeking to leverage the value of interoperability to improve the health of our communities. Katherine also works with the Center to Advance Community Health and Equity (CACHE) to facilitate hospitals’ leadership role in aligned community investment strategies. She comes to PHI from Kaiser Permanente where she worked with clinicians and administrators to develop innovative technology strategies for improved care delivery. In her work in innovation and telehealth, she learned the complexities of introducing technology into the healthcare environment that continues to inform her development approach in the public health space. Katherine also served as the Director of Program Development for the Public Health Foundation Enterprises where she developed the health information exchange initiative line of business acting as the Executive Director for several large county wide healthcare collaboratives in Southern California. Katherine holds a Masters in Public Policy from New York University and several years of post graduate work in Political Science at New York University and City University of New York.