Ms. Preet Kukreja
Achiever's Success Story
A journey of achievements and benchmarks
Preet Kukreja is an exceptional public health leader who has consistently demonstrated the ability to drive innovation and transformation in the healthcare sector. With over 7 years of experience in project and grant implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and operations, Preet has a proven track record of successfully leading and managing complex projects, resulting in measurable improvements in healthcare outcomes.
Preet is a certified NYS Citizen Public Health Leader which establishes her expertise in preventing and responding to public health emergencies and community health needs. She also holds a certification in “Citizen Preparedness Corps” which makes her equipped with the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster or emergency, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.
She has been instrumental in implementation of the public health programs and grants to address pandemic-COVID-19, public health emergencies-Mpox and health needs of the communities – Cancer, Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, Substance Use and HIV among others. Preet was instrumental in building partnerships with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, churches, schools, community-based organizations, and congregations to address the health disparities prevalent in the Far Rockaway community. During the pandemic, she has secured grants through NYC DOHMH which led to expansion of access to care and improved COVID-19 vaccination rate in the community. She is passionate about serving underserved, medically marginalized and vulnerable communities through implementation of programs in addressing health disparities, social determinants of health and advancing health equities.
Her work has been recognized by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for playing a prominent role in advancing health equity and preventing COVID-19 in NYC through the Public Health Corps. She has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Emerging Leaders by Modern Healthcare for significant contributions to the culture of innovation and transformation in the field of healthcare. She is a winner of the Boston Congress of Public Health – Health Innovator to Watch Award 2023 for health and healthcare innovation in the traditional public health field. She is also a winner of Stevie Award 2023 for Achievement in Management – Health Products & Services category. Her programs have received notable recognition such as the Food Security Program, which received membership spotlight on the Healthcare Association of NYS (HANYS) platform and the Mobile Health Outreach Program, which was nominated for a Community Health Improvement Award through HANYS.
Preet has received her MBA in India, Masters in Health Administration from Hofstra University and is currently pursuing Master’s in Public Health from CUNY School of Public Health. She is a Lean green belt and six sigma white belt certified. She is a member of the New York Academy of Medicine, Healthcare Association of New York State, American College of Health Executives, Healthcare leader of New York, American Public Health Association, and New York State Public Health Association.
She can be reached via email at email@example.com. You can also find her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/preetkukreja.