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Kristin Russell, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Dr. Kristin Russell is the Chief Medical Officer of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. Dr. Russell joined Neighborhood in May of 2023 from Humana where she served as the Associate Vice President of Enterprise Outcomes Management and was responsible for managing medical trend and clinical quality.

Prior to Humana, Dr. Russell spent ten years as a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and as an attending psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Russell is an experienced entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and technology. She has held leadership positions at startups focused on clinical analytics and behavioral health and has advised numerous digital health companies. Dr. Russell holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University, a medical degree from Columbia University, and a Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed her residency at Brigham & Women’s and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospitals and her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board-certified in both Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and has served on multiple national committees with oversight over U.S. healthcare quality including the NCQA Committee on Performance Measurement.