Kate (Kathryn) Jackson serves as the Research Manager for the AHIMA Foundation. In this role she manages funded projects to ensure timeliness and deliverables are met, including conducting interviews, assisting with focus groups, and compiling responses; and assists in the distribution of program information through webinars and other activities. To assist in activities related to a U. S. Department of Commerce - funded project, Jackson coordinates the activities of the Global Health Workforce Council, facilitates a workgroup of international volunteers, manages relationships with key stakeholders, and assists in curricula development activities.
Jackson has extensive experience related to facilitating global activities, as well as drafting proposals for submission, managing federally and privately-funded projects. She previously served as Communications Officer for the Center for International Rehabilitation, where she introduced the use of alternative online media to distribute program information, and co-authored articles to increase awareness of initiatives. She holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, and had completed coursework related to advertising and marketing at Northwestern University and in health information management through Alabama State University.