Olivia Skaltsis is a Research Associate at the Institute for Health Policy and Practice in the Delivery Systems and Payment Reform focal area. At IHPP, Olivia works mainly on University of Vermont Medical Center On Rural Addiction (UVM CORA), Advanced Nurse Education Workforce (ANEW), and Partnership Academic Clinical Telepractice - Medications for Addiction Treatment (PACT-MAT). In 2019, Olivia graduated from UMass Amherst with a Master’s of Science in Microbiology where she focused on Lyme disease research. Before joining IHPP, she worked for a tick testing service where she spent time both in the laboratory and doing outreach and education and also has experience working at an urgent care/substance use clinic. In her free time, Olivia loves to hike in the White Mountains and bake.
- MS Microbiology, UMass Amherst