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Katherine Johnson has been with the Public Health Institute for six years and is currently the PI for the Community Data Exchange Collaborative Program, which oversees the Ventura County Community Information Exchange Initiative (VCCIE) initiative. She has a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University and has worked in nonprofit management and international development for 30 years.

Prior to coming to PHI, she worked for five years in technology innovation strategy with Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, and prior to that was the Director of Program Development with the Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE) currently named Heluna Health. During her time with PHFE, she launched and managed the Orange County Health Information Exchange initiative (OCPRHIO) as well as Healthy LA (currently LANES) in Los Angeles County. She also worked with the Open Society Institute for over 8 years as a program officer in former soviet countries as well as New York University as the Program Director for International Programs with the Graduate School of Public Policy. While she has worked in a full range of initiatives, her overall expertise is in program and strategic planning, governance and fund development, and community information exchange and interoperability strategies.

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