Keiva Nelson

Lead Public Health Advisor, Division of Policy and Performance Management Office on Women’s Health

Keiva Nelson serves as a Team Lead Public Health Advisor, with over 13 years of Federal Service, for the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office on Women’s Health (OWH), Division of Policy and Performance Management. In this capacity, she has managed and overseen several projects, working towards achieving the vision and mission of OWH. Keiva represents OWH on several collaborations and workgroups, such as the Million Hearts Partnership with CDC, HRSA’s National Hypertension Control Initiative (NHCI), and the Federal Hypertension Control Leadership Council. Keiva is also the Project Lead for the design, building, and implementation of the new Performance Management Data Collection System, a data collection and analysis system to capture OWH’s performance measure reporting requirements, providing program data that generates trends and status updates for strategic planning accomplishments. Her leadership and oversight on this project led to Keiva being a recipient of the 2022 HHS Unsung Hero Award, from the HHS Assistant Secretary for Health.