Amanda McCarty, MS, MBA, MS-HCA is an Assistant Professor in Health Services Administration at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
Previously, she served as the Director of Performance Management & Systems Development at the West Virginia’s Bureau for Public Health. At the Bureau, Amanda was a member of the health department’s leadership team and was responsible for accreditation, performance management, strategic planning and quality improvement efforts. Prior to joining the Bureau, Amanda worked for Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield/Highmark, Inc. in health promotion, disease prevention, quality improvement and evaluation for health related programming and served as a consultant for regional and national accounts.
As a consultant for PHF, McCarty has provided training and technical assistance for state and local health departments in the areas of performance management systems development, workforce development, quality improvement, and the development of evaluation plans and logic models since 2013.
McCarty is author of Collaborative Performance Management for Public Health: A Practical Guide, published in June 2020.
Amanda holds a BS and MS in Exercise Science as well as an MS in HealthCare Administration from Marshall University, and an MBA from West Virginia University.