Elizabeth P. Kelly
Assistant Vice President

Quick Facts

  • 40+ years of experience leading technology implementation
    and training and program management

  • Serves as Karna’s Assistant Vice President heading the World Trade Center Health Program Support project.

  • 917-975-6617 | ekelly@karna.com

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  • Business Transformation
  • Education
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Organizational Change
  • Program Management
  • World Trade Center Health Program

Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.

Elizabeth Kelly has over 40 years of experience leading technology implementation, training, and program management, with expertise in education, healthcare operations, program management, the World Trade Center Health Program, business transformation, and organizational change. For the last three years, she has served as the Program Manager for the World Trade Center Health Program Support. She previously served as in a similar function with CSR/CSRA/GDIT, a result of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. There, she led the implementation and operations of the Member Services, Medical Management, Claims Operations, and Call Center Operations. 

Before her work with the World Trade Center Health Program Support, Ms. Kelly led numerous Business Transformation projects for private and public sector clients. 

Ms. Kelly was the Project Manager of Training in US Army Logistics Modernization. She headed a team of over 50 educators to develop and deliver SAP training to Army specialists in the Missile and Transportation Commands. She implemented a Learning Management System to schedule and track course delivery. Ms. Kelly also created and led a Project Management Office for Nextel International to deploy Packet Data Services in 5 countries, where she created and tracked an Integrated Master. As a Business Process Architect for a significant redesign of Merck Pharmaceutical’s Drug Development process, Ms. Kelly managed development teams using Agile methods to implement a Statisticians Workbench, Clinical Trial Data Collection Application, and a Regulatory Authority Correspondence Tracking tool. 

Ms. Kelly began her career with AT&T developing Network Management Systems for High-Speed Digital Facilities, including the first fiber optic facility deployed to the US Northeast. 

Ms. Kelly has a Certificate Executive Leadership, Cornell University. She holds a BS Mathematics & Computer Science from St John’s University Notre Dame College and an MS Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. Later, she returned to both St. Johns and Stevens to deliver courses in Mathematics and Computer Science. She also taught Computer Science Courses for the University of Maryland on US Military Bases in Germany.


Karna, provides population health services to governmental and commercial agencies in the areas of science, research, technology, communications, and evaluation.

  • Program & Policy Evaluation – facilitating better health outcomes

  • Public Health Analytics – actionable data intelligence, data sciences, and statistical design

  • Health Communication & Social Marketing – impactful health messaging
  • Translational Methods (From Research to Practice) – providing outcomes-driven research

  • Training & Technical Assistance – coordinating, developing, and coaching

  • Population Health Applications – evidence-based and best practices to translate research into action


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