Our board of directors is made up of dedicated leaders in public health, law, finance, and business who volunteer their expertise and time to our organization and the people we serve.

 Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Martin Luther King Jr.


Deborah M. Sale

Vice Chairpersons

George M. Garfunkel
Managing Director, First Manhattan Co.

Barbara A. Green, PhD
Senior VP, Health Business Catalyst – a Division of GNYHA Ventures Inc.


Christina Chang, MPP
Vice President, Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood of New York City


Raymond P. Jones, Sr., CPA, CFE
Partner, O’Connor Davies, LLP

Ex Officio

Mary Bassett, MD
Commissioner of Health, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Stanley Brezenoff
Interim President and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals


Gerrard P. Bushell, PhD
President and CEO, Dormitory Authority of the State of NY

Linda Fried, MD, MPH
Dean, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Florence Frucher
Distinguished Lecturer, Health Policy, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College / CUNY

David A. Gould

Erik Kahn
Partner, Intellectual Property Practice Leader, Bryan Cave LLP

Robert Kaufman, Esq.
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

James Knickman, PhD
Robert Derzon Professor of Public & Health Affairs, New York University Robert Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Langone Medical School Dept. of Population Health

Joan M. Leiman, PhD
Special Lecturer, Health Policy & Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Diana Mason
Senior Policy Service Professor and Co-Director, Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, George Washington University School of Nursing

Stephen Simcock
General Counsel, Consumer & Community Banking, JPMorgan Chase

Shoshanna Sofaer, DrPH
Director of Strategic Research Planning, Health & Social Development, American Institutes for Research

Andrew Weisenfeld
Partner, MTS Health Partners, L.P.

Debra Alligood White
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Emeritus Members

Donald J. Fager, JD

Raymond Fink, PhD

David Harris, MD, MPH

Victor W. Sidel, MD