Karin Downs, RN, MPH
Treasurer (2020-2022)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Director, Division of Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood
karin.downs@state.ma.us

Background & Bio
Karin Downs, RN, MS, MPH, is the Treasurer for AMCHP’s board of directors. Ms. Downs currently is the MCH Director for the Title V Program and also serves as the Director of the Division of Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood (DPIE) within the Bureau of Family Health. Ms. Downs has worked with maternal-child health, systems of care, community and family economic development and relief and reconstruction in Massachusetts and internationally for 35 years. She has received the Distinguished MCH Alumni Award from Boston School of Public Health in 2012 and completed a fellowship at the Maternal Child Health – Public Health Leadership Institute (MCH-PHLI) at UNC-Chapel Hill.