Kimberly A. Haddad advises and supports Executive Vice Chancellor Lisa M. Colombo in key policy, operational, and business activities and initiatives that span the enterprise.
Prior to joining UMass Medical School in 2015, Haddad served as both Director of Health Care Policy and Deputy General Counsel at the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance. She coordinated state and federal health reform implementation across the administration, and provided counsel to the Massachusetts Secretary of Administration and Finance on health policy and legal matters.
From 2009 to 2012, Haddad served as General Counsel and Health Policy Advisor to Massachusetts Senator Richard T. Moore. In this position, she played an important role in assisting the senator with the development of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012—the commonwealth’s groundbreaking health care cost containment and quality improvement law.
Prior to her work at the Massachusetts State House, Haddad worked as Enforcement Counsel at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Victim Witness Advocate for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, and Research Associate at Harvard Business School.
Haddad, who is fluent in Spanish, received her law and public health degrees from Northeastern School of Law and Tufts School of Medicine. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wellesley College.