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Katherine (Katie) Bell

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Services


MHA   University of Pittsburgh, 1992
MBA   University of Pittsburgh, 1992
BA   Washington and Jefferson College, 1987

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Katie is the former Chief Operating Officer of Neighborcare Health, the largest provider of primary medical and dental care in Seattle for low income and uninsured families and individuals. Prior to joining Neighborcare in 2005, she spent the previous five years as the Vice President of Operations at Park Nicollet Health Services in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before that, she served on the administrative teams of two other health systems; Heartland Health System in St. Joseph, Missouri, and Staten Island University Hospital in New York. In 2012 Katie was elected to the Board of Trustees of Group Health, a non-profit health plan and delivery system serving Washington and Idaho.