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Director Name

Catina Latham

Health Care

Areas of Expertise:

  • Medicaid
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Access to Care
  • Health Care Delivery

Catina Latham is a Director in GAO’s Health Care team. She oversees work on the Medicaid program and the delivery of health care services.

Catina first joined GAO in September 1999. From 1999-2015, Catina worked on the Health Care team on Medicaid outreach, access to care, payments, and delivery of services. Catina rejoined GAO in 2020 after working for the University of Chicago Medicine to improve community health programs. Catina also worked for the Illinois Department of Health and Family Services to improve health outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries.

Catina earned a doctorate in public administration (with an emphasis in health policy and evaluation) and a master’s degree in health services administration from George Washington University. Catina earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago.

She works in GAO’s Chicago Field Office.


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