Katya Seligman’s work focuses on performance improvement, project operations, technical assistance (TA), and population health. She has extensive experience providing TA through collaborative learning systems to improve health care delivery and increase health equity.
Seligman is currently the deputy project director and a task lead on a training and TA project with the National Association of County and City Health Officials. This project provides capacity-building assistance to 42 community coalitions to advance health equity and reduce chronic disease by addressing social determinants of health. In this role, Seligman oversees communications with funders and other partners to effectively provide ongoing support and resources for coalitions and increase their capacity to use data and conduct local equity-focused evaluations. Previously, Seligman served as the deputy project director on the Learning Systems for Accountable Care Organizations, a TA project, in which she oversaw the development, tracking, completion, and submission of all project management tasks. She also led the planning and execution of virtual learning collaborative meetings and supported the development of written TA products and needs assessments.
Before joining Mathematica in 2017, Seligman was a senior program manager at the Health Research and Educational Trust, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association. In this role, she led population health initiatives, including projects related to addressing social determinants of health, eliminating health care disparities, and enhancing partnerships. Seligman has a master’s degree in public health, with a concentration in community health, from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a certified Project Management Professional.