Director, Population Health
American Medical Association
Improving Health Outcomes
Dr. Christopher Holliday is a public health leader with more than 20 years of executive management experience in population health, public health, primary health care, and nonprofit settings at the local, state, and national levels. He is particularly interested in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, population health, and population mental health.
Dr. Holliday has worked for nearly a decade as both a community psychologist and research scientist where he has earned experience in community-based processes, including coalition building. His expertise is in community research and empowerment evaluation using participatory research methodologies. As the current director of Population Health for the American Medical Association, Dr. Holliday is developing national change strategies to ensure clinical-community linkages to prevent diabetes.
His primary research areas include sustainable community change and engagement, disease prevention, and the elimination of health disparities by addressing the structural and social determinants of health.
BA, Northwestern University, Psychology
MPH, Rollins School of Public Health, HPM
MA, PhD, Georgia State University, Psychology