Katy Milligan is the Director of the Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) Program at Dartmouth College. In this role, she has been responsible for all aspects of the development and delivery of a new, interdisciplinary master’s program, which is a collaborative effort of the Tuck School of Business and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). The MHCDS degree program, which is designed for executive-level leaders in health care delivery, is Dartmouth’s first foray into blended (distance/residential) learning. Katy is also a Lecturer at Tuck, in which capacity she leads the MHCDS Action Learning Project course.
Previously, from 2007 to 2010, Katy was a Tuck Fellow, managing the Tuck Healthcare Initiative and engaging in research and course development in conjunction with Tuck faculty members. She specialized in health care and marketing and wrote, with Punam Keller and Donald Lehman, on the effectiveness of corporate wellness programs. She also directed independent studies in health care economics.
Born in 1968 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Katy received her A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1990, her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998, and her MBA from Tuck in 2007. Prior to arriving at Tuck, she was a Preceptor in the Expository Writing Program at Harvard University.