Rebecca Chickey, MPH
Senior Director, Behavioral Health Services, American Hospital Association
Rebecca B. Chickey, MPH is the American Hospital Association's Senior Director, Behavioral Health. In this role she serves as the AHA field engagement, strategic behavioral health expert -- a priority area for the AHA. With 30+ years’ experience in health care, Rebecca is a utility player delivering expertise in shaping behavioral health strategy and health policy; establishing & strengthening relationships with C-Suite leaders in the field; and providing “best in class” thought leadership and knowledge exchange. She also leads the work to advance the AHA Board initiative to help the field transform the delivery of behavioral health services through the integration of physical and behavioral health treatment and collaborative community partnerships, as well as address workforce shortages, diminish behavioral health stigma and reduce deaths of despair.