John Winkleman

  • Lecturer in Health Policy and Management at CUMC
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John S. Winkleman teaches Healthcare Marketing and directs the Health System Simulations and Consulting Practice. The Simulation is also part of training programs at major hospitals, ACHE and Bocconi University. He is a senior judge for the annual Healthcare Management and Delivery Case Challenge and faculty for Practicum Day. He is adjunct faculty at Fordham's Center for Nonprofit Leaders and taught marketing and fundraising at Columbia Business School's Institute for Not-for-Profit Management. 

John S. Winkleman founded Winkleman Company in 1990 after working in the public relations industry and in the administration of Clark University and as director of NYC's Greenwich House Music School. Winkleman Company specializes in media relations, reputation management, speaker training, collateral development, public service outreach, brand marketing, strategic positioning and assessment. 

As a trustee of the Mount Sinai Hospital, he chaired its Community/Government Relations committee and was a long-time member of the Public Affairs/Marketing and Executive committees; currently, he is on the Community/Government Relations and Quality committees. Also, a member of their Multicultural & Community Affairs Advisory Board and the System's Community Advisory Board. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of CIVITAS and New Yorkers for Parks. 

John served on the board of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals NYC, was one of the founders/co-chairs of their National Philanthropy Day Celebration, and, a co-founder of the Conference on Sustainability in the Nonprofit Sector at Columbia. 

John received the 2008 United Hospital Fund Distinguished Trustee award, 2009 Our Town Entrepreneurship Award, 2011 CIVITAS tribute award and special recognition from the Mount Sinai Center for Excellence in Youth Education and the NYC Chapter of AFP. 

Winkleman is recognized as an architectural artist, having had his work displayed in Tiffany & Company, in publications and galleries as well as in published children's books.

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer in Health Policy and Management at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, The Health System Simulation