Mental health and substance use
Gregory Powers is a senior analyst at CHRT. He provides project management and analytical support for the mental health and public safety millage implementation for Washtenaw County. He also assists local community mental health organizations and health plans with behavioral health integration work. In addition, he manages the Detroit Health Department Public Health Practice and Policy Engagement Fellowship and supports mental health projects on the Washtenaw Health Initiative.
Prior to joining CHRT, Gregory worked in data and analytics for the care management department at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in Detroit. He has also previously worked for a cancer health services research group housed at the University of Michigan Medical School and on health policy and patient engagement projects at American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C.
Gregory holds a master’s degree (MPH) in public health from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree (BS) in journalism from West Virginia University.
- Designing integrated behavioral health services for Medicaid enrollees, background and case studies
- Protecting individuals with SMI from COVID-19: Best practices for community mental health agencies and clinics
- COVID-19 rapid response brief: Meeting the behavioral health needs of Michigan’s prison population