Karey Kenst, MPH

Senior Program Manager, The Disparities Solutions Center

Karey Kenst, MPH, is the Senior Program Manager at the Disparities Solutions Center. She joined the DSC in 2012 with ten years of professional experience in the areas of international humanitarian response, LGBT health, and sexual violence prevention and response. At the DSC, she manages a range of projects, including: production of MGH’s Annual Report on Equity in Healthcare Quality; research on sexual orientation and gender identity data collection in clinical settings; and development and implementation of an educational program on providing safe, effective care for patients who speak limited or no English. She is dedicated to working with institutions and communities to advance health equity and believes in collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches that reach beyond clinical settings to address the social determinants of health. She earned her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Boston University School of Public Health and holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Wisconsin.