Kiana Trabue is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, for bi3, Bethesda Inc.’s grantmaking initiative to transform the health and well-being of all people in Greater Cincinnati.
Kiana uses a deeply collaborative approach to cultivate bi3’s internal and external partnerships. She works with grantee organizations to co-design innovative initiatives to achieve bi3’s goal of solving Greater Cincinnati’s deep-seated health issues.
Previously, Kiana served as Executive Director for The Health Collaborative where she led Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s population health agenda, Gen-H. As the pandemic hit in 2020 Kiana quickly pivoted her focus toward helping to lead the region’s COVID-19 response efforts, specifically working to ensure equitable response strategies to target neighborhoods and populations for COVID testing.
Kiana is a 2017 YWCA Rising Star, a member of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2018 Forty Under 40 class, a recipient of Lead Tribune Media Group’s 2017 Healthcare Leadership Award, and was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni by Princeton City School. Trabue holds a Master of Public Health from Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine and is a graduate of the Center for Clinical and Translation Science and Training’s Community Leaders Institute and the Urban League’s Urban Leader’s Institute.
Kiana is a devoted mother to two children, and also currently serves as Vice Mayor of the Village of Woodlawn and Treasurer of Princeton Community Middle School PTA.