Kimberly Lecorps is a registered nurse with over ten years of experience working with culturally diverse and underserved populations both domestically and internationally. She has experience in health care delivery, public health research, health program planning, evaluation, collaboration and health system strengthening.
Ms. Lecorps is a senior program associate at Results for Development (R4D) supporting the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative (PHCPI) which aims to accelerate primary health care (PHC) improvements through better measurement, knowledge-sharing, and advocacy and the Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services Program (MTaPS), a USAID funded project seeking to strengthen pharmaceutical systems in low- and middle-income countries to ensure sustainable access and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality-assured, and affordable essential medicines and pharmaceutical services.
Ms. Lecorps has been a nurse for over eight years primarily in the emergency department. She has a wealth of varied experience ranging from clinical HIV/AIDS research to providing post-op nursing care aboard the USNS Comfort in Panama and El Salvador. Prior to joining R4D, she interned at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) human resources for health unit in the department of health systems and services conducting formative research on the nursing health workforce, health system strengthening and universal health coverage. Her main research focus was on nursing regulations in the Americas.
Ms. Lecorps also worked as a local care coordinator at Sharecare/CareFirst, working with primary care providers to improve population health outcomes, cost efficiency, and providing care coordination services.
Ms. Lecorps holds an MPH in public health from The George Washington University, a BSN in nursing from Georgetown University, and a BS in behavioral neuroscience from Northeastern University. Ms. Lecorps is a native English speaker and fluent in Haitian Creole and conversational in French.