Amy Reid

Amy is a public health professional dedicated to improving systems and structures that impact equity. She joined Vera in 2021 as the director of impact strategy. As initiatives move along Vera's impact pipeline, she works with project teams to develop strategies that weave together advocacy, partnership, research, and strategic communications to push criminal and immigration systems toward greater equity and justice. Prior to joining Vera, Amy was a senior director at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), where she led IHI's efforts to advance health equity, including strategy and business development; initiative design, implementation, and evaluation; and teaching and coaching. She worked with health care systems and community coalitions to improve health care quality and health equity, leveraging public health, racial justice, and implementation science methods. She received her MPH from the University of North Carolina and a BS from Davidson College. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and daughter.