Kimber Bogard

  • President
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jul 05, 2020
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Personal Summary

Kimber Bogard, Ph.D., is the Senior Vice President for Strategy and Programs at the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), where she leads strategic planning and tracks progress on key performance indicators. Also, she oversees the research, policy, technical assistance, and coalition building programs that work toward the mission of attaining health equity. Kimber is the chair of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Child Well-being Program Advisory Board. She was previously the Senior Officer at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), reporting to the President. In this position, Kimber led a team to execute a $10 million Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Program addressing health 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 the 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. Kimber has worked with numerous organizations that support children's health and cognitive, affective, and behavioral development from early childhood 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 Ph.D. 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.