Ben Harvey, CEO of the Indiana Primary Health Care Association, originally from Fairmount, IN, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Taylor University and his Master’s Degree in Health Education and Promotion from the University of Missouri. He has previously served as the Associate Director of the Missouri Telehealth Network at the University of Missouri, as the Chief of the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.
As a senior leader with more than a decade of leadership experience in public health and health care, Ben has served as a catalyst and key collaborator in addressing rural health and healthcare access issues, helped lead the development and implementation of innovative programs to address population health, provided expert guidance on the reform of telehealth laws and expansion of telehealth services in underserved areas, and led the way in transforming the role of state government in improving health care for underserved populations.
Ben joined the CKF-IN Board of Directors in 2020. He represents the Indiana Primary Health Care Association as a Permanent member.