HR Policy Association

2022 Washington Policy Conference

Nicole Kelm

Nicole Kelm

Senior Director, Strategy and Operations
Deloitte Health Equity Institute

Nicole Kelm is the Senior Director of Strategy and Operations for Deloitte’s Health Equity Institute (DHEI). She’s dedicated to driving change to address root causes of health inequities. She leads the DHEI’s work focused on activating key decision makers to accelerate change, strengthening local ecosystems to advance more and healthy equitable communities, and driving health equity innovation and learning across the US. She is a leader and strategist specialized in public health/healthcare with 10+ years of experience in the public and private sector in the US and abroad, including with the US Navy, the Peace Corps, and the World Health Organization. She supports transformation of health systems by leveraging a unique set of experiences - public-private, military-civilian, developed-developing, implementer-strategist - with strong organization and communication skills to serve historically excluded and marginalized communities.  

Nicole holds Bachelor of Health Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from Andrew’s University, and a Master’s of Public Health Leadership with from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also holds a Master’s certificate from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Global Health Engagement. Nicole continues to serve as a military Reservist and is Advisory Board Member for the University of New England Graduate Schools of Public Health.