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Chris M. Kabel

Senior Fellow

Health, Opportunity Fund

Chris M. Kabel is a senior fellow in The Kresge Foundation’s Health Program. He promotes and fosters more effective cross-team work at the foundation, supporting the development of interdisciplinary grantmaking and investment approaches that advance the strategies of multiple Kresge programs.

Prior to joining the foundation in 2013, Chris worked for eight years as a senior program officer at the Northwest Health Foundation in Portland, Oregon. Before that he served as a fundraiser for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Oregon Health and Science University.

Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in public health from Portland State University.

Photo: Douglas Schaible

Areas of Specialty

Community development

Food systems

Healthy housing

Intersection of climate change and health

Public Health

Public health policy

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