Jaye Clement, MPH, MPP

Leadership Institute Advisory Committee

Jaye Clement is the Director of Community Health Programs and Strategies with the Office of Community Health, Equity and Wellness at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. She is responsible for aligning the System’s commitment to its communities by engaging new and existing partners around issues of community health and managing metrics and data sets to continuously improve strategies that contribute to engagement and community health improvement strategies. Besides working to align the HFHS Community Health Needs Assessment and the corresponding Implementation Plans for each of its 5 hospitals, Jaye also staffs the Detroit Regional Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force and holds administrative oversight for their nationally-recognized and award-winning Women-Inspired Neighborhood Network: Detroit program. She also directs a Community Health Worker Hub for the health system, and serves as the lead for Community Outreach Assessments with the Henry Ford Cancer Institute’s Cancer Committee. 

Jaye earned her MPH in health behavior and health education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and her MPP from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, both in 2005. In 2017, she completed a three-year fellowship in the inaugural class of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Leadership Network. She also works closely with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (URC) as a Community Policy Advocacy Trainer, serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, and is an advisory board member for Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association. Jaye is a mother of two boys, wife and life-long Detroiter.