Kimberly Harper

Event Speaker

Kimberly D. Harper, MSN, RN, MHA (she/her) has nearly 20 years of experience as a registered nurse in Maternal and Child Health. Her breadth of experience ranges from leadership and nursing roles in labor and delivery units, postpartum care, public health home visiting programs, adjunct nursing faculty, and consulting. Ms. Harper currently holds several roles at the Collaborative for Maternal and Infant Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Co-PI on the Building Equitable Linkages with Interprofessional Education Valuing Everyone (BELIEVE) project. This work is funded by the American Heart Association focused on improving maternal health outcomes while working to eliminate bias and uplift the voices of those with lived experience. Her work experience provides a unique ability to build interdisciplinary relationships to implement systems change processes using an equity lens by centering the community. The overarching aim of her work is to translate research into practice using improvement science with a focus on supporting community led change.