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Katherine Johnson – Professional Writer

Katherine Johnson is a career journalist, writer, and editor with more than 17 years of experience writing for broadcast television, cable, and print media outlets. She is the founder and editorial director of Katherine Johnson Media Enterprises, LLC, a media company that offers a full range of editorial and media services to small businesses and individual clients. She also offers her media services pro-bono to several local non-profits and other charities.

Johnson served as executive producer and producer for cable and broadcast affiliates with the New York Times, Tribune Company, Time Warner Cable, Comcast Cable, and FOX-TV. She was one of the first producers at Florida’s first digital television station in Sarasota and executive producers at the 24-hour cable news channel in Orlando, Florida. Katherine continues to serve as a producer on specialized television projects. 

She is an alumnus of Florida Southern College with a degree in journalism.

Kathy Craig, MS, RN, CCM – SME Writer

Kathy Craig

Kathy Craig, MS, RN, CCM, president and founder of Craig Research Continuum, engages in consulting and developing evidence-based, validated tools such as Interrater Reliability, eQuity™ (electronic Acuity), Caseload Cartographer™, and the Data Trifecta™ for case management process, performance and outcomes. She serves on Professional Case Manager’s editorial board and CMSA’s education committee and caseload work group. 

Her healthcare background includes 15 years of general and psychiatric nursing in metropolitan and rural hospitals across the US and 15 years of telephonic and home-visitation case management (CM) practice in the US and Canada. During her tenure as lead analyst for a well-known CM company in the US, Craig created and conducted validation studies on the CM Acuity Tool©, for which she holds originator’s copyright. Besides consulting and lecturing internationally, she has numerous publications in newspapers, texts, and peer-reviewed journals. 

Ms. Craig’s educational credentialing encompasses full sponsorship to nursing school at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC, sciences degree in biology with emphasis in electron microscopy from University of Delaware and a graduate degree in biomedical writing from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Ms. Craig was a key author of  Value of Case Management .

Katie A. Fabbro, MA - SME

Katie Fabbro is currently providing direct oversight of the creation, procurement, implementation, and management of the Indiana Care Select Program as the Care Select manager for the State of Indiana, which serves 70,000 Medicaid recipients. She has also served as a chronic disease manager and policy analyst for the state, as well as teaching for Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, School of Social Work. Her Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program was named a “Top 50 Program” of 2006 by the Innovations in American Government Awards, a program of the Ash Institute of Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. 

Fabbro received her BS in community health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her master of arts in social work from the University of Chicago, with certification in health administration and policy.