Kristin Potterbusch, MPH, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of HEAL Trafficking, 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 Program Director for the HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS National TA & Training Program (RWHAP) on Sustainable Strategies and as Senior Program Manager of Clinical & Population Health for Primary Care Development Corp., a nationally recognized nonprofit focused on achieving health equity via provision of strategic investment and technical assistance to support and expand healthcare primarily in low income and under-invested communities. Within these roles she oversees RWHAP, functions as a content expert, and guides innovations to improve health outcomes through integrating siloed paradigms of care.
Formerly, Kristin served as Director of HIV and Behavioral Health Integration for the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) at National Council for Behavioral Health. During her tenure she led CIHS’s National Minority AIDS Continuum of Care initiative, advised on key content areas and provided capacity development consultation on integration to a broad portfolio of organizations and healthcare systems.
Kristin’s expertise includes operationalizing integration frameworks, designing impactful and accountable evidence-based initiatives, and executing implementation of national programming. Her areas of focus are primary centered within health disparities, substance use disorder, HIV/AIDS, harm reduction and sustainability landscapes. She presents nationally and remains involved with policy efforts, organizational stewardship, and front-line health disparity research.