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Vicki C. Grant, PhD, MSW

Vice President

Vicki Grant is Vice President for Policy and Program Strategies for the Southern Institute on Children and Families. She is also National Program Director of the Supporting Families After Welfare Reform Initiative. She previously served as Deputy Director for Policy for the Covering Kids Initiative at the Southern Institute. She joined the Southern Institute in 1987 after serving as the Deputy Director for Budget, Policy Analysis and Special Projects on South Carolina Governor Richard W. Riley’s health and human services staff. Dr. Grant is also the author and co-author of various reports on case management, collaboration, outreach and Medicaid eligibility barriers.

In 1985, Dr. Grant was awarded a Pew Doctoral Fellowship in Health Policy from the Florence Heller Graduate School at Brandeis University. In 1992, she received her Doctorate of Health and Social Policy from Brandeis University.