Mary Denigan-Macauley, PhD
Director |Health Care|Public Health & Private Markets
Mary is a Director in GAO’s Health Care team. She oversees a portfolio of audits on public health and private health care markets issues, including opioid issues.
Mary joined GAO in 2001, managing a diverse portfolio related to science and agriculture production and defense for GAO’s Natural Resource and Environment team. This work covered cross-cutting topics such as antibiotic resistance, food safety, and emergency preparedness. Prior to joining GAO, Mary taught various courses in public policy and public affairs at Sam Houston State University, Troy University, and the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs.
Mary earned a doctoral degree in public administration from Arizona State University, a master’s degree in dairy science with a minor in economics from the University of Arizona, and a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Delaware.