Catherine Cutler Institute

Elizabeth Gattine

Senior Policy Associate, Disability and Aging Program
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Office Location

407 Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus




Before joining the Cutler Institute in 2015, Elizabeth spent over fifteen years in state government in Maine working in aging and disability program areas. For the last five years of her tenure, she served as program director its Department of Health and Human Services managing long term services and supports for older adults and adults with physical disabilities. Prior to moving to Maine, Elizabeth practiced as an associate attorney at the law firm of Davis Polk in New York City. Elizabeth graduated from Dartmouth College and received her J.D. from Columbia Law School.



Areas of Expertise

Elizabeth combines strong analytic skills with operational knowledge and expertise of health care delivery systems. She has extensive knowledge of Medicaid policy and significant experience in the design, implementation and administration of Medicaid policy and programming, including stakeholder engagement, policy development and interpretation, workforce development, and quality assurance and improvement systems. Her areas of interest include Medicaid delivery of long term services and supports and integrated care models. Her experience and expertise provide valuable insight into the opportunities for and challenges of translating research into effective policy and practice at the beneficiary level. Elizabeth is currently part of the national evaluation team for CMS’ Financial Alignment Initiative for Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries.


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 Dartmouth College, B.A.

Columbia University Law School, J.D.