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Kevin P. Nelson, MPH '92, Immediate Past President

Kevin P. Nelson has more than 25 years of experience in management, policy and business development for health care and humanitarian organizations serving underserved populations. Kevin is CEO for Aetna Better Health of NY (ABHNY). ABHNY is Aetna’s NY-based Managed Long Term Care plan. Prior to joining ABHNY, Kevin was V.P. for Corporate Partnerships for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, where he developed a new business platform for small and medium sized companies to support UNICEF’s mission to save and improve the lives of children around the world.  Kevin also served as Executive V.P. and Chief Operating Officer for Hudson Health Plan, a non-profit managed care organization that provides government health insurance programs and advocates for health policy changes and improvements for all populations. 

Kevin earned an MPH in Health Policy and Management from YSPH and a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Kevin is Immediate Past President of the Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health. 

Kevin is named one of Westchester County’s Top Male Executives by the Westchester County Business Journal. He also received the American College of Healthcare Executives Young Healthcare Executive Award for Eastern New York State and is the recipient of the YSPH’s 2014 Award for Excellence in Public Health.