Los Angeles, CA
With an interdisciplinary and diverse education and range of experience, Kathryn Ngo is a seasoned project manager, research coordinator and clinical care provider.
She joins HMA after serving as clinical research coordinator at Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where she recruited research participants, assisted in patient visits to process biological samples, participated as a member of research teams, and screened patient records.
Kathryn has experience in patient care, patient case management, social work, quantitative and qualitative public health research, and project planning and implementation. She has provided care, recreational leadership, and mentoring for children and young adults in various roles and community organizations. In addition, she has experience as a clinic coordinator and has worked as a public health educator with youth and foster care organizations.
Her additional experience includes work in biomedical research and the epidemiology departments at Emory University. She conducted studies, general lab duties, and entered and analyzed qualitative and quantitative data research. She has conducted on-the-ground research abroad that was related to climate change and the environment. In addition, she has hands-on experience with correctional healthcare systems research, domestically and abroad in the Caribbean, looking at issues such as infectious diseases and health equity.
Kathryn earned a Master of Public Health in global health focused on community health and development and social determinants of health and a Bachelor of Science in nursing, both from Emory University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies and minor in global health from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has a certification in genetic and molecular epidemiology.