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Kimberly Griffin, C’2001

Kimberly Griffin C2001
Panelist: When and Where I Enter: Nursing Careers in the 21st Century

Kimberly Griffin is the Texas executive director for Nurse-Family Partnership National Service office. She is responsible for expanding Nurse-Family Partnership to reach more mothers and babies in Texas. She works with public and private partners, including philanthropists, the state, local agencies, and internal teams at the National Service office to strategically reach mothers who are most in need of services around the state of Texas. 

Griffin has over 17 years’ experience working in the public and private sectors developing innovative solutions to improve services for children and families. She has worked as a consultant to child welfare agencies to reform payment and child protective services in Indiana and Philadelphia; led children’s hurricane recovery efforts, including rebuilding quality child care, mental health, and basic needs in Louisiana after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita; developed new and expanded Nurse-Family Partnership services in Louisiana and Arkansas; and served as the director of Healthy Start in New Orleans and the division manager for adolescent health with the Houston Health Department. She is passionate about serving children and families by developing and implementing evidence-based programs and services efficiently and effectively. She earned her bachelor’s in sociology from Spelman College in Atlanta and her master’s in public policy from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.