Dr. Chris Kirk,
Chief Program Officer
Dr. Kirk joined THT as Chief Program Officer in 2022 after spending more than two decades working to advance health equity via roles in governmental public health, healthcare, and non-profit organizations. Most recently, he was the Chief Program Officer at the regional community action agency, Norwescap, after serving as the system-wide Director of Community Engagement and Health Improvement at Atlantic Health System.
Chris holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Community Psychology from Wichita State University and a B.A. from MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Dr. Kirk is passionate about creating communities where every person has the opportunity to thrive and looks forward to bringing his experience in population health innovation, program leadership, and impact measurement to grow THT’s portfolio of programs and strategies.
When he is not working to create healthier communities, Chris can run marathons, play cover songs with his band, or plan his next adventure.