Kristin Garces, MPH holds a Master’s in Public Health from New York University with a focus in International and Community Health. She has over a decade of experience working in community health, health equity and social change including Peace Corps service in Thailand. Ms. Garces has led or contributed to a number of studies, both domestic and international, with specialty areas including transportation, climate and health, oral health, evaluation and One Health.

She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Florida Institute for Health Innovation working closely with the Chief Executive Officer in strategic planning and program development and leads Institute operations.