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Nancy Pursley, DHA, MPA

Deputy Director for Program Operations

Nancy Pursley is is the Deputy Director for Program Operations for the Covering Kids & Families program. She joined the Southern Institute on Children and Families in 2003 after serving as the Associate Director of the Institute for Public Service and Policy Research at the University of South Carolina. While at the University, Dr. Pursley also worked as the Assistant Director for the Center for Health Services and Policy Research. Prior to joining the University, she worked in a variety of state health and human services agencies.

In 2001, Dr. Pursley received her Doctorate of Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. She also holds a Master of Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of South Carolina.