November 29, 2016
Kristina Graff is Executive Director at Timmy Global Health, which works to expand health care access in underserved communities and seeks to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. In this role she bridges her passions for health equity and global health education.
She came to Timmy Global Health from Princeton University, where she served as Director of Global Health Programs. While at Princeton, Graff oversaw and expanded a broad array of Princeton’s global health research and teaching initiatives, spanning the classroom and the field, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Graff previously served as the Director of Special Initiatives at the New York City Department of Health’s Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, where she advanced new programs in teen pregnancy prevention, breastfeeding promotion, sex education, and support for high-risk mothers and their infants.
Earlier in her career Graff worked on policy, advocacy, and service delivery programs to improve women’s health in Africa, Asia, and Latin America at EngenderHealth, Women’s Dignity, and other international NGOs.
Graff received her Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, and she completed her bachelor’s degree at Duke University. Outside of work she loves running, hiking, traveling and most of all spending time with her husband and two daughters.