Kalisha Crossland is the Director of Prevention & Population Health at San Juan Basin Public Health (SBJPH), in Durango, CO. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Fort Lewis College in Durango and is passionate about serving her community through local public health systems. She started her career in Case Management for at risk adults at Southwest Mental Health. Kalisha joined SJBPH in 2013 and has had many roles from Case Manager for Options for Long Term Care, Family Health Coordinator for Healthy Communities, Care Coordinator and Senior Program Manager of Care Coordination Services. The various roles that Kalisha has held at SJBPH, have informed her programmatic innovation within the Prevention & Population Health Division. Her perspective has given her the ability to identify the opportunities to collaborate and partner to work on key performance indicators, and work to improve the health outcomes within her community.
The Prevention & Population Health Division includes the following programs: Nurse Family Partnership Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), SafeCare, Health Insurance Literacy/Connect for Health Colorado, Care Coordination, Maternal and Child Health, Pediatric Specialty Clinic, The Regional Oral Health Specialist, & Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.