HRiA welcomes Nineequa Blanding as new HRiA Vice President

Nineequa Blanding joins Health Resources in Action as Vice President of grantmaking, overseeing community health grantmaking in partnership with health care, governmental, and community-based clients, as well as the growth of biomedical research grantmaking through The Medical Foundation. Ms. Blanding brings expertise in program planning, grantmaking, research, and evaluation in academia, health care, and local health department settings. Ms. Blanding’s career is deeply rooted in issues of health and racial equity and social justice. Most recently, she served as Director of Health and Wellness at the Boston Foundation, and has also held positions at the Boston Public Health Commission, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.