Speakers

Kristen Finne
Kristen Finne

Senior Program Analyst

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Kristen Finne, is a Senior Program Analyst in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Division of Readiness and has 20 years of expertise in public health and healthcare policy, programs, service delivery, and research.  Ms. Finne, in her current role, assesses disaster-induced stress on the healthcare system and develops interventions to minimize  adverse health outcomes for at-risk populations with access and functional needs.  She is also the Program Manager for the HHS emPOWER Program, an ASPR and Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Service joint collaboration, that provides Medicare data, maps, and tools to support federal-to-community level emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities for beneficiaries that live independently and depend upon certain electricity-dependent medical equipment and healthcare services.  

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