Public Health and Health Planning Council Membership

  • Jeffrey A. Kraut
    Executive Vice President, Strategy and Analytics
    Associate Dean, Strategic Planning
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.
    Vice Chair
    New York Academy of Medicine
  • Judy L. Baumgartner
    Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York, Inc.
  • John D. Bennett Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Capital District Physician’s Health Plan
  • Howard S. Berliner, SC.D.
    Director of Health Policy
    Service Employees International Union
  • Lawrence S. Brown, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., FASAM
    START Treatment & Recovery Center, Inc.
  • Kathleen Carver Cheney, Esq.
    Novack Burnbaum Crystal, LLP
  • Angel Alfonso Gutierrez, M.D.
  • Thomas Holt
    President and CEO
    Lutheran Social Service Group, Inc.
  • Gary Kalkut, M.D.
    Senior Vice President, Network Integration and Associate Chief Clinical Officer
    NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Scott P. La Rue, MBA, RD
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    ArchCare (Catholic Health System), New York
  • Harvey Lawrence
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center
  • Glenn Martin, M.D.
    Associate Dean of Research and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Ellen L. Rautenberg, M.H.S.
  • Peter G. Robinson
    University of Rochester
    Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, URMC
  • John Rugge, M.D.
    Chief Executive Officer
    Hudson Headwaters Health Network
  • Nilda I. Soto, MS Ed
    Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity Enhancement
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Theodore Strange, M.D.
  • Hugh Thomas, Esq.
    Executive Vice President, Chief Administrator Officer, General Counsel
    Rochester Regional Health
  • Anderson Torres, Ph.D., LCSW-R
    R.A.I.N. Inc.
    CEO of R.A.I.N. Inc.
  • Patsy Yang, Dr.P.H.
    Director of Health Policy
    Office of the Mayor of the City of New York
  • Kevin Darnell Watkins, M.D., M.P.H.
    Public Health Director
    Cattaraugus County Health Department
  • Dr. Howard Zucker, Commissioner of Health