Zackiya Grant-Knight, MPH, is a program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role she supports initiatives related to integrating care for people with complex health and social needs, including Partnerships for Action: California Health Care & Homelessness Learning Collaborative and the Health Homes Information Resource Center, among others.

Prior to joining CHCS, Zackiya worked as a community health screening manager at Trenton Health Team where she led a community-based program that provided preventive care and cancer screenings. Previously, she worked as a senior research program coordinator at Johns Hopkins University where she trained students in HIV and hepatitis C point-of-care testing and counseling and placed them at clinical and community partner organizations. In this role she also supported a program that trained primary care physicians to treat hepatitis C in their local practices.

Zackiya holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Spelman College.

In her free time, Zackiya enjoys watching sci-fi TV shows, reading historical fiction, and playing with her puppy.