Kimberly Persson, MSW, is a Project Director at the Institute for Health Policy and Practice. She joined IHPP in 2006, through a collaboration with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to joining IHPP, Kim spent several years working in the field of children’s mental health.
Kim's work focuses in the areas of Public Health and Health Promotion, Health Law and Policy, and Delivery System and Payment Reform. She leads the Healthy UNH initiative, manages the New Hampshire Purchasers Group on Health , and helps to shape the work of the New Hampshire Pediatric Improvement Partnership.
Her interests include healthcare consumer behaviors, pediatric access to care, behavioral health integration, and benefits design.