Ms. MacTaggart is a Lead Research Scientist/Lecturer at the George Washington University (GW), where she instructs graduate students in health information technology (HIT) policy, quality and state health policy, and was co-investigator and instructor under the GW-HITECH University Based Training Grant. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings Schools of Global Public. MacTaggart has been a county, state and federal public servant for almost 30 years including serving as Minnesota’s Medicaid Director. She has been an executive for a non-profit insurance, an IT vendor and a for-profit consulting firm. She currently works with the federal and state governments on implementation issues related to HIT, quality and health care delivery. She is on multiple national advisory committees, including HIMSS, e-HI, March of Dimes, NASI and CAHMI.