Jean Nudelman is Director of Community Benefit Programs for Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, Jean works to improve the health of communities by leveraging the assets and resources of Kaiser Permanente to improve the economic vitality and the health of communities throughout Northern California.  Jean is working to advance economic opportunity in Northern California communities by supporting job creation through strengthening small businesses and supporting Kaiser Permanente’s efforts to increase purchasing from local and diverse suppliers.

Jean leads a team that works to improve the health of communities through providing charitable contributions, cultivating strategic partnerships and leveraging Kaiser Permanente’s organizational resources.  Kaiser Permanente’s Regional grants program provided over $30 million in contributions to community partners to address prioritized community health needs including Access to Health Care and Coverage; Healthy Eating Active Living; Community and Family Safety; Mental Health and Wellness; Homelessness and Housing;  and Economic Security.

Jean holds a BA in Classical Archeology from Oberlin College, and an MPH from UC Berkeley School of Public Health and lives in the East Bay with her family.