Katherine Jackstadt, MS, is a Program Officer in the Office of the Executive Director at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). In this role, she provides oversight for strategic planning initiatives and liaises with other PCORI offices to ensure organizational strategies are executed.

Prior to joining PCORI, Jackstadt worked on evaluation and research projects that ranged in focus from climate change to organizational improvement on an international and domestic scale. She began her career working on a project focusing on teen reproductive health in urban and rural Alaska. Most recently, she worked as a senior associate on a large contract for the US Agency for International Development, providing technical and project management assistance to various offices within the agency.

Jackstadt earned a BA in economics from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and an MS in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University.


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