Cathy Motamed, MPH

Director, Training & Technical Assistance, The HAVI

Cathy oversees the HAVI’s training and technical assistance (TTA) team. She lends her expertise in community-based, public health replications to further standardize the HAVI model and work with staff and key partners to meet the dynamic needs of hospitals and their partners. After 25 years of working in public health, Cathy has significant experience in community health with a focus on directing complex programs to improve health outcomes for vulnerable and marginalized populations. Prior to joining the HAVI, Cathy was the New Jersey Statewide Refugee Health Director at the International Rescue Committee’s New Jersey Office for Refugees (NJOR), where she administered federal grants, TTA and oversight for refugee health screenings and other medical and behavioral health services across New Jersey. Cathy holds a Master of Public Health in Population and Family Health from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern and Islamic Studies from New York University.