Who We Are

Who We Are

Meet Our Board

Mr. Bruce Richard
Senior Advisor, 1199SEIU

Mr. Colvin Grannum
President & CEO,
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Dr. David Cohen
EVP – Population Health,
Maimonides Medical Center

Ms. Dona Green
SVP – Strategy/Project Management
One Brooklyn Health System

Dr. Karen Nelson
Former Chief Executive Officer,
Community Care of Brooklyn

Dr. Marilyn Fraser
Chief Executive Officer,
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health

Mr. Maurice Reid
Alliance for Healthy Communities
(former FQHC director)

Dr. Patricia Simino Boyce, PhD RN
University Dean of Health and Human Services,
The City University of New York (CUNY)

Hon. Roger Green
Director of Public Policy,
CUNY Law Community Economic Development Clinic

Meet Our Team

Shari Suchoff
Executive Director

Shari Suchoff is the Vice President of Policy and Strategy in the Department of Population Health at Maimonides Medical Center. Shari plays a key role in a number of population health management initiatives, overseeing community engagement and care transitions initiatives within the Central Services Organization for the Maimonides-led Performing Provider System, Community Care of Brooklyn. Shari completed her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Maryland.

Gretchen Susi
Deputy Director

Gretchen Susi is the program director for wellness-based development at the MIT Community Innovators Lab. Gretchen has served as the Director of the Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change and has been an adjunct faculty of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation at Columbia University. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology from the Graduate Center of The City University of New York.

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