Kelsey Moore

Kelsey Moore

Research Associate

Chicago, IL

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A skilled project organizer and coordinator, Kelsey Moore has experience writing grants, developing and implementing programs, and organizing complex systems and processes.

Before joining HMA, she was a special projects consultant with Cook County Health (CCH) where she oversaw a team to implement and execute a $41 million contract tracing grant during the COVID-19 pandemic. This project, large in scope and responsibility, included hiring, training and ensuring delivery of tracing and care resource coordination. She also led grant-funded projects to address opioid overdose in the county and facilitated quarterly research and innovation summits.

In addition, she also served CCH as a public interest fellow coordinating and tracking data, implementation and reporting for state and federally funded projects and programs.

She is a skilled researcher and has worked developing data sets, conducting literature reviews, and implementing curriculum with specific project goals in mind. Kelsey has worked on projects in the justice, mental health, and public health spaces and is a committed relationship builder with experience uniting teams across justice, behavioral health, and healthcare sectors.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Chicago where she was captain of the varsity soccer team. She previously served as a life skills mentor in the Gila River & Salt River Indian Communities and was president of the Women’s Athletic Association at the University of Chicago.