Director, Innovation Team, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; USA
Mara Laderman, MSPH, is a Director with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)’s Innovation Team. She is the content lead for IHI’s work in behavioral health, directing research initiatives and developing programming focused on better meeting individuals’ behavioral health needs across the health care system. She also leads innovation projects on population health improvement, including recent work on the opioid crisis, health equity, and age-friendly care. Prior to IHI, she served as an external program evaluator for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and managed a large psychiatric epidemiology study at the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research. Ms. Laderman received a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Smith College.