Olivia Skaltsis is a Project Director at the Institute for Health Policy and Practice in the Delivery Systems and Payment Reform focal area. Olivia works to support several projects for the NH Citizens Health Initiative. In 2019, Olivia graduated from UMass Amherst with a Master of Science in Microbiology where she focused on Lyme disease research. Before joining IHPP in March of 2020, she worked for a tick testing service where she spent time both in the laboratory and performing outreach and education about tickborne illnesses. She also has experience working at an urgent care and substance use clinic. Olivia’s interests include infectious and chronic diseases, epidemiology, and health education to improve healthcare outcomes.
M.S. Microbiology, UMass Amherst