Office for Healthcare Workforce Staff

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Katie Gaul, MA



Katie Gaul is the Director for the South Carolina Office for Healthcare Workforce and brings with her a deep commitment to service, a well-grounded understanding of state health workforce data systems and experience in providing data to inform policy. Katie oversees SCOHW’s research and service portfolio, supports the efforts of South Carolina AHEC, and helps stakeholders across the state with their healthcare workforce data needs.

Prior to joining the team, Katie was a senior policy analyst in the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices Health Division and a research associate with the health workforce and rural health research programs at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC Chapel Hill. She also served as deputy director of the HRSA-funded Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center based at the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University of Albany, SUNY. Katie’s expertise is built from assisting in the development of state health workforce data systems in multiple states; supporting state and national projects related to health workforce education, practice, and policy; and connecting researchers, policy makers, and others to timely and objective health workforce data and information.

An Iowa native, Katie received her BS in geography from Appalachian State University and her MA in geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Kathleen Greenberg, PhD

Senior Research Associate


Kathleen (Kathie) Greenberg joined the South Carolina Office for Healthcare Workforce in September 2018 after a career in undergraduate education at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. Old Westbury is the most diverse campus in the New York state university system, with a mission built on a commitment to addressing areas of social injustice and meeting the educational needs of underserved and underrepresented students. Kathie holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Adelphi University and has extensive experience designing and conducting both qualitative and quantitative research. While at Old Westbury, Kathie specialized in teaching courses in research methods and statistics.

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Bridget Sarrica, BS

Research Assistant

Bridget Sarrica is the most recent addition to the South Carolina AHEC team and is a statistical and research analyst for the SC Office for Healthcare Workforce. Bridget is a recent graduate from the College of Charleston where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Public Health. During her studies, Bridget found that she had a passion for health disparities and data and channeled those interests as an intern at South Carolina AHEC during her senior year. As a South Carolina native, Bridget is excited to work for an organization that serves the state.

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