Helen Reid, MPH
Helen S. Reid, MPH
Director, Population Health Policy
Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
As Director of Population Health Policy at the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI), Ms. Reid leads the Center's efforts to improve health and mitigate the effects of chronic disease among all Arkansans.
ACHI's recent work in population health policy includes a focus on reducing childhood obesity, tobacco prevention and cessation, vehicular safety, and expanding access to health care.
The Director of Population Health Policy works in close partnership with community stakeholders, state agencies, and other strategic leaders to educate policymakers and create environments that promote health across Arkansas.
Ms. Reid brings 16 years of experience in public policy and health care operations to her role at ACHI.
She began her career as a Senior Legislative Aide to a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., focusing on health care, education and the elderly.
was recruited to serve as the Vice President of Public Policy for a women's health non-profit.
Reid worked as the Vice President of Operations for a non-profit in Northern New England, operating a network of 21 health centers across three states and managing a $5 million dollar federal and state grant portfolio.
work is focused on strategies to improve population health via patient-centered medical homes and the continuation of efforts to reduce obesity and tobacco use.
Ms. Reid is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and holds a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.