Berkeley Yorkery, MPP is the Associate Director of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM). Ms. Yorkery served as Project Director at the NCIOM for seven years prior to becoming the Associate Director. As a project director she administered projects on mental health and substance abuse, child health, oral health, health care coverage, and other health issues affecting North Carolinians. Prior to joining the NCIOM, Berkeley worked on child health policy issues in North Carolina and nationally. Berkeley earned a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University in 2005. While at Georgetown, she was a research fellow for the Center for Research on Children in the US. She earned a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Public Policy from Duke University in 2001.