Ken J.A. Griffin, MA, RMC was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for St. Louis County Department of Public Health and Primary Care Integration. As a member of the executive leadership team, he oversees 18 departments which includes three clinic locations, radiology, registration/patient billing, health informatics, health information management, dental, laboratory, radiology, sexual health services, WIC, nutrition, title x, public health nursing, pharmacy and behavioral health.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services from Columbia College and his Masters of Arts degree in Business with an emphasis in Management and Leadership from Webster University; graduating with honors. He has over 15 years of experience in healthcare, with a focus on executive leadership and management. Before taking his role with St. Louis County in 2017, he spent his career working for Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis gaining the experience he needed to be the COO for St. Louis County Department of Public Health. Complementing his professional passion, he is committed to his community and engaging others to drive continuous improvement in healthcare to benefit those we serve and he also has an eclectic taste for food and a love for his three dogs.