Kassie Runsabove
Program Manager and Cultural Liaison, Child Ready Montana Project
St. Vincent Healthcare

Kassie Runsabove is the Program Manager and Cultural Liaison for the Child Ready Montana Project at St. Vincent Healthcare. This program serves as a collaboration between emergency medical services for children and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The Child Ready Montana Project is coordinated with partners throughout the state (including critical access facilities, hospitals and Indian Health Service clinics) to maintain equipment, implement policy and provide education to staff to treat ill and injured children in the emergency department.

Ms. Runsabove is passionate about education, awareness, networking and collaboration to access all resources available for underserved populations, particularly American Indians. She previously served as a health prevention specialist in the Riverstone Health Cancer Screening Program. She closely collaborated with Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes and urban American Indian women to provide education and case management services throughout the continuum of cancer screening and care.

Ms. Runsabove received her bachelor’s degree in 2007 in health and human performance, with the health promotion option, from Montana State University, Billings. She is an enrolled Whiteclay member from Ft. Belknap, Montana. She, her husband and their three children currently live in Billings.