Kirsten Bryan
Kirsten Bryan

Kirsten Bryan, MS, PMP

Senior Consultant

Health Management Associates

Boston, MA

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Kirsten Bryan is a certified project manager and consultant experienced in supporting diverse and complex projects spanning healthcare, urban planning, sustainability, race and health equity.

Before joining Health Management Associates, Kirsten worked in progressive project management roles with ForHealth Consulting at the University of Massachusetts’ Chan Medical School. As senior project and portfolio manager, Kirsten managed ForHealth’s behavioral health project portfolio and served as the lead project manager on the high-profile State of Massachusetts’s Behavioral Health Roadmap project. She supported internal and external teams, meeting critical deadlines for the Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBHC) and the Behavioral Health Helpline (BHHL) go-live.

A skilled project manager, urban planner, and facilitator, Kirsten has led projects related to the social determinants of health, strategic and comprehensive planning, zoning, economic development and placemaking. She has extensive experience designing and implementing inclusive community outreach and engagement strategies with diverse communities.

Kirsten has experience merging statistical and geographic data to create maps showcasing population trends, assets, and disparities. With Rhode Island’s Division of Planning, she produced complex geographic information system (GIS) maps for the state’s transportation equity benefit analysis, evaluating protected populations and their proximity to transportation infrastructure investments. Kirsten also led the socioeconomics of sea level rise project, identifying population clusters and projected impacts of various sea level rise scenarios.

Kirsten earned her master’s degree in urban sustainability and regional planning and her bachelor’s degree in writing, communication, and rhetoric from the University of Massachusetts. She is a certified project management professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma green belt.