Keerti Kanchinadam, MPH

Associate Consultant

As an Associate Consultant, Keerti manages strategic planning, evaluation, and research projects for mission-driven non-profits, public agencies, and foundations. With a background in public health, policy analysis, and advocacy, Keerti is passionate about programs that build healthy and thriving communities. Keerti is committed to advancing equity and racial justice and enjoys supporting community-based and public organizations with the research and technical assistance needed to advance their mission, tell their stories, and create meaningful change.

Prior to joining the LFA team in 2019, Keerti ran a statewide health equity coalition with the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network and conducted policy analysis and research for state health agencies with the National Academy for State Health Policy in Washington, D.C.

In her spare time, Keerti enjoys running in regional parks, baking bread, exploring new places to eat in Oakland, and spending time with family and friends.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, The University of Chicago

  • Master of Public Health, Health Policy and Management, University of California – Berkeley

Selected Project Experience

  • Strategic planning for First 5 Los Angeles

  • Evaluation and implementation for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness team

  • Evaluation of San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, & Families parent/caregiver programs

  • Strategic planning and evaluation for Swords to Plowshares, a non-profit serving Bay Area veterans