Director at Large
Clinical Instructor & Internship Coordinator
Health Care Management Program
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Jessica Cataldo has been a member of MAHCEF since 2018. She attended University of Illinois at Chicago where she earned her MPH and has held a variety of roles throughout her career. Currently, she is a Clinical Instructor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale; she teaches in the undergraduate Healthcare Management program as well as coordinates the internships on behalf of the program. Cataldo joined MAHCEF to network with local healthcare professionals in hopes of expanding opportunities for Healthcare Management students at Southern Illinois University.
Prior to Cataldo moving into a role in academia, she worked in various quality improvement roles across different settings, including primary care, inpatient psychiatry, and hemophilia/thrombosis care. She has always found it rewarding to work with clinical staff to make meaningful changes to their experience as well as the patient's experience.