Katharine is Healthy People's firm leader and has been a certified HEDIS Compliance Auditor since 1998. Katharine directed the consultant team that developed the original NCQA HEDIS Measure Certification ProgramSM on behalf of NCQA. She is a member of the NCQA Audit Methodology Panel. She leads and directs HEDIS, Pay for Performance, Data Validation, and Risk Adjustment audits. Katharine received her BA from Columbia University and her MPH from UC Berkeley School of Public Health. She is a member of the National Association for Healthcare Quality and is published in the fields of healthcare and public health.