Kristin Siebenaler


(Former) National Program Deputy Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars

MPA 1994, Public Administration, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
BA 1992, Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia - Charlottesville (Phi Beta Kappa)


Kristin Siebenaler, MPA, is the former National Program Deputy Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars. Prior to coming to UNC in 2007, she spent seven of the last eight years as a consultant and senior health research analyst for RTI International in Research Triangle Park, NC. At RTI, she examined federal and state funding, policies and regulations designed to support the health and well-being of vulnerable populations, particularly persons of all ages with disabilities and children. From 2002-2003, she served as Director of Strategic Planning for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Between 1994-1999, she was a policy and program analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC, including two years as a Presidential Management Fellow. Siebenaler has a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Phone: 919.962.8025

Fax: 919.843.2666

Post: Kristin Siebenaler / CB #7240, Department of Social Medicine / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240