Kristin Potterbusch, MPH is an advocate for health equity, and has built a career around addressing systemic barriers to best-practice within the public health field. Currently, she serves as Director of HIV and Behavioral Health Integration at SAMHSA-HRSA’s Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) within the National Council for Behavioral Health. In this role she has led CIHS’s work on the national Minority AIDS Initiative-Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) program, provided subject matter expertise and capacity development to a broad portfolio of organizations working to integrate primary and behavioral health care throughout the country, and overseen numerous projects focused on HIV prevention, sustainability, workforce development, wellness and health disparities amongst other topic areas.
Kristin holds a Master’s degree in Public Health and has spent her career within the education and public health fields. She has conducted and structured training’s, overseen implementation and logistics for national, evidence-based health programs, developed evidence-based interventions, and conducted HIV testing and counseling. Invested in the continual improvement of health care and population health management, Kristin has informed and led quality improvement initiatives. Due to her experience supporting meaningful system change, Kristin has also facilitated organizational restructuring, strategic planning, and problem solving. An extensive background in developing and overseeing innovative health programming for diverse and under-served populations guides her work and inspires her continued commitment to ensure the relevance, impact, and accountability of the public health programs. Kristin regularly speaks at conferences, leads training’s and presents across a number of virtual modalities.