Kris Sahonchik

Kris Sahonchik is the director of the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy at the Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine and the principal investigator on two projects funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services. A nationally recognized child welfare and organizational improvement expert, she focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-informed policies and practices grounded in research, outcome-driven, and responsive to the needs of vulnerable children, families, and communities. Ms. Sahonchik attended the London School of Economics and graduated with a JD from the University of the District of Columbia and a BA from New York University.