Silver Spring, Maryland
As a Director within the Military and Veterans Health Business unit at Cognosante, Tara supports customer needs by providing innovative, yet pragmatic solutions in support of health programs within the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and across the Department of Defense. Tara has 15+ years’ experience successfully providing healthcare solutions to the clinical, private sector, and Federal government contracting business environments. Prior to joining Cognosante, she served as the Deputy Program Manager at Engility for the DHA Knowledge Translation contract, cultivating relationships with DHA thought leaders across the entire medical field. Earlier in her career, Tara gained an intimate understanding of the medical needs within the military as a speech pathologist at the Hefner VA Medical Center in North Carolina, Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
Tara earned a Bachelor of Science from New York University and a Master of Science from University of New Mexico, both in Speech Pathology, and is a certified Project Management Professional through PMI.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
3:35 PM – 4:50 PM ET