Katie Gass is the Director of Research at the NTD Support Center, where she provides technical expertise and strategic guidance to the operational research portfolio. Prior to this position, Katie served as the epidemiologist at the NTD Support Center. Katie has also provided statistical and programmatic consulting for other public health programs including UNICEF, RTI, Helen Keller, and the A2Z Micronutrient Project at the Academy for Educational Development. Katie also served as a Peace Corps Community Health volunteer in Peru from 2003-2005.
Katie's research interests lie in the development of monitoring and evaluation strategies that can help NTD programs reach their end targets. Her expertise is in sampling designs and analytic tool development. Katie earned her PhD and MPH in Epidemiology from Emory University and holds a BA in Mathematics and Theatre from Oberlin College.