Rahil D. Briggs, PsyD, is the National Director of HealthySteps, a program of ZERO TO THREE. Since 2018, she has overseen the dramatic growth of HealthySteps to over 210 sites across the country, reaching approximately 350,000 children and families in 2021. She is responsible for all aspects of the program’s operations, financial sustainability, evaluation and research, policy, model enhancements, and site professional development and training.
She comes to this role after a successful career at Montefiore in New York, where she grew the HealthySteps footprint from one to 21 practices, serving over 30,000 children annually. Additionally, Dr. Briggs is the founder and former director of Pediatric Behavioral Health Services at Montefiore, one of the largest integrated pediatric behavioral health services in the nation. The Academic Pediatric Association awarded her for this work with the 2018 Health Care Delivery Award.
Dr. Briggs is the editor of Integrated Early Childhood Behavioral Health in Primary Care, published by Springer (2016). She is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her undergraduate work at Duke University (magna cum laude) and her doctoral work at New York University.
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