Advisory Boards

HPM National Advisory Board

HPM's National Advisory Board (NAB) is composed of leaders from across the healthcare system and includes CEOs and senior executives from hospitals, biotechnology companies, insurance, private equity, and foundations. This accomplished and engaged group helps to guide the trajectory of related study at Columbia and aids in developing a standard agenda for education and research in the field.

2024-2025 National Advisory Board Members

  • Richard A. Barasch, Chairman & CEO, RAB Ventures, LLC
  • George S. Barrett, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • LaRay Brown, Former President & CEO One Brooklyn Health System, Inc
  • Steven J. Corwin, President & CEO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Robert S. Galvin, CEO, The Right Doctors | Former CEO, Equity Healthcare
  • James Harden, Former SVP Strategic Partnerships, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Holly J. Humphrey, President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
  • Karen M. Ignagni, President & CEO, EmblemHealth
  • Christopher F. Koller, President, Milbank Memorial Fund
  • Mr. Ronald J. Kuerbitz, CEO, Upstream Rehabilitation
  • Norman C. Payson, President, NCP, Inc.
  • Jonathan Perlin, President & CEO, The Joint Commission
  • Lonny Reisman, Founder & Former CEO, HealthReveal
  • Todd Richter, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners
  • Wayne Riley, President, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • John W. Rowe,* Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Gregory Sorensen, EVP and Chief Science Officer, RadNet
  • Michael Sparer,* Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy & Management, Columbia University
  • George E. Thibault, Former President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation


HPM Alumni Advisory Board

The Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) is composed of HPM alumni, representing each of our degree programs (full-time, part-time and executive) and a wide variety of organizations in healthcare. The mission of the AAB is to further the department's vision by contributing to the strategic planning of academic programming, research initiatives and co-curricular activities.

Board members have a special role in helping to determine which programs, events and activities best support HPM's objectives, while also serving the needs of the HPM alumni community. Board members are encouraged to be involved in HPM co-curricular activities including participating in the consulting workshop, hosting students for summer practica and conducting mock interviews.  

2022-2023 Alumni Advisory Board Members

  • Amina Abedi, Senior Manager, Business Ops & Strategy Manager, Tia
  • Richard Beaton, Manager, ECG Management Consultants
  • Tatiana Blue Dixon, Chief of Staff, Deloitte
  • Alison Blicharz, Senior Director, Health Product Strategy and Development, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fran Caracappa, Vice President, Finance and Controller, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Ellen Coleman, President and CEO, VOZ Advisors
  • Gati Dharani, Director, Digital Strategy and Data Innovation, Pfizer 
  • Arthur A. Gianelli, President & Chief Transformation Officer, Mount Sinai St. Luke's
  • Roshni Ghosh, Senior Vice President, Federal Health - ReefPoint Group
  • Carolyn Halik, Administrative Director, Cardiac Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • David Howard, Founder & CEO, TeamBuilder
  • Felisa Wei Hsieh, Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group
  • Priya Joshi, Assistant Secretary of Health, Office of the Governor (New York State)
  • Josie Kabambi, Department Administrator, Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • David Klein, Administrative Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • John MacPhee, Executive Director/CEO, The Jed Foundation
  • Greg Maddrey, Director and President, The Chartis Group
  • Ari Markenson, Partner, Health Care and Corporate Groups, Venable LLP
  • Eliza Ng, Chief Medical Officer, CAIPA, Inc. 
  • Tianne Nguyen, VP, Strategy & Partnerships at Astrana Health
  • Randy Notes, Managing Director, Impact Advisors 
  • Shawn Nowicki, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Healthfirst
  • Atef Rafiuddin, Manager, Business Operations at NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Sarah Rapoport, Director of Operations, Jackson Health System
  • Kathy Regan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Jesley Ruff, Senior Vice President and Chief Professional Officer, American Dental Partners, Inc.
  • Nidhie Singh, Founder, Singhle Thread Co.
  • Brittany Soto Palmer, Strategic Advisor, ParentData
  • ​​​​​​​Shahbaz Salehi, Director, Infection Prevention and Control & Employee Health at FRMC

For HPM alumni interested in learning about the application process for joining the AAB, contact Becca Schoenfeld.