Senior Vice President of Strategy and Programs

Kimber  Bogard,  PhD

Kimber Bogard, PhD, is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Programs. She was previously the Senior Officer at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). In this position, she led a team executing a $10 million Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Program addressing equity in the United States; simultaneously, she led strategic planning and development activities tied to establishing new programmatic areas and capacity building for NAM. Her prior roles include Director of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families at the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council of the National Academies, and Associate Director of the Institute of Human Development and Social Change at New York University. A developmental psychologist by training, Kimber has worked with numerous organizations that support children's cognitive, affective, and behavioral development in early childhood education through the high school years, including the Foundation for Child Development, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Center for Children's Initiatives, and Partners for a Bright and Healthy Haiti. In 2006, she received her PhD from Fordham University in applied developmental psychology, and she also holds a master's degree from Columbia University-Teachers College where she studied evidence-informed risk and prevention strategies for children, youth, and families.

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