Kimber Haddix McKay

Kimber is the Senior Advisor – Innovation and Best Practice for Adara Development.

Kimber joined Adara in 1998, first as a volunteer and currently as a member of the Global Leadership Team. After serving as Country Manager, Nepal, later Research Manager, and then as Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, she now advises the team on innovation and best practice.

Kimber has a BA, an MA and a PhD in anthropology, as well as two years of post-doctoral training in demography from the University of California, Berkeley. Her focus in the last decade has been on medical anthropology.

Along with her Adara responsibilities, she serves as a full professor in the School of Public and Community Health Sciences at the University of Montana in the USA, where she teaches global health courses and advises students in the Bachelor of Science, Master of Public Health and PhD programs in Public Health. She also Chairs the University’s Faculty Senate.

Outside of work, Kimber spends time with her husband and two teenaged children, with whom she enjoys the outdoors, travel, and gardening in the veggie patch.