Katie Player, MA

Katie manages the Membership & Engagement team for the NCDI Poverty Network and serves as the Senior Program Coordinator for the Program in Global NCDs and Social Change within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she was involved in U.S. health policy research post-doctoral training as the Deputy Director for the RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program based at Boston University. Over her career, she has been involved in managing various academic activities, initiatives, and international education programs from the Big Ten Academic Alliance at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to Queen Mary College, University of London. She received her B. in political science from Emmanuel College and her MA in International Relations from Boston University.