Kate Brady, Ph.D.

Kate Brady, PhD, ABD is Project Manager for the National Center on Advancing Person- Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) & the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule Engagement and is particularly excited to grow community response to publicly funded systems of support such that they better fulfill with HSRI’s goal of seeing all people living healthy, fulfilling lives as powerful, respected members of society. Kate has worked in the field of disability policy, service, and systems change for nearly two decades. Prior to coming to HSRI Kate worked as Deputy Director at the Georgia Council on Disability and has consulted for University Centers of Excellence at both the University of Georgia and the University of Massachusetts and worked as Director of Research at the National Organization on Disability. She brings experiences from work across multiple systems including home- and community-based services, vocational rehabilitation, Medicaid, Social Security, and workforce development. Kate thrives leading organizational, team, and individual change through the development and implementation of elaborate research and technical assistance endeavors and is adept at problem identification, process improvement, and program design, implementation, and evaluation.