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Laura Krug

HealthySteps Senior Subject Matter Expert

Laura Krug is the HealthySteps Senior Subject Matter Expert and leads the development of professional development for existing HealthySteps sites, including eLearning modules, webinars, and resources for caregivers and medical professionals. Laura is the onboarding lead and guides prospective HS practices through the exploration phase of implementation.

Laura brings over a decade of experience as a HealthySteps Specialist at the Montefiore Medical Group in Bronx, NY, where she was also the director of quality. As the first HealthySteps hire at Montefiore, she helped grow the program from one trial intervention site to 20 pediatric and family medicine practices in 10 years. Laura was critical to the program’s success and expansion by creating enthusiasm and clinic buy-in, establishing procedures and workflows, training new practices in the model, supervising HealthySteps Specialists, generating innovations and enhancements to the program, and ensuring program fidelity.

Laura is a licensed clinical social worker who has always focused on families and mental health. Before she discovered HealthySteps, Laura worked as a therapist in a variety of settings including residential treatment, school, and private practice. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Emory University and Master of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Laura also completed the Parent-Infant Study Center, a two-year postgraduate training program of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services in New York City.