Adria Cruz, MPA, is the Children's Aid Deputy Director for Health Administration. In this role, she is responsible for the Go!Healthy Program, which provides a wide range of food and nutrition programs for children and families across Children’s Aid sites, as well as the Health Connections program-a New York State Children’s Health Homes
downstream provider. In her role, Adria also is responsible for supporting the transition into Medicaid Managed Care of eligible programs across their agency.
Chris Kjolhede, MD, MPH is an Attending Pediatrician and Research Scientist at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University, and his MPH from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
Mr. McReynolds is executive director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and senior vice president of community health for NYU Langone Health.
Dr. Viju Jacob currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Medical Regulatory, Policy and External Affairs and is responsible for 9 School Based Health Practices, 2 Family Practice sites and shares responsibilities in managing 6 School Based Dental Practices for Urban Health Plan, Inc. Urban Health Plan (UHP) is a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers that has been offering access to affordable, high quality, health care to the South Bronx for more than 40 years and more recently to serving Corona, Queens as well.
Amy Pease is the Owner of A.G. Pease, RN Consulting PLLC. She spent over 15 years working in an Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Center, mostly within the Primary Care Clinic. She spent almost 7 of these years on the business side of the operations working with dental, pharmacy, behavioral health and medical lines of business. She was instrumental
in getting one of the organization’s school-based health centers opened and assisted with sustainability of the other SBHC site.
Roger Platt, MD was Assistant Commissioner and Director of School Health for the NYC Departments of Education and Health and Mental Hygiene for 18 years. During this time new programs were established in mental health, asthma care, vision services and reproductive health services. Over 40 new school-based health centers were established, many supported with New York City funding.
Chair, Development & Finance Committee
Andrew Loose is the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at NYU Langone Health. He has 30 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Previously, he oversaw institutional giving, special events and campaign activities for Montefiore Health System and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Secretary, Executive Committee Member
Martha Wolfgang has over 20 years’ experience in hospital and health care administration in New York City. She was the Vice President for Planning at New York Presbyterian, the Vice President for Planning and Network Development at the Presbyterian Hospital and the Vice President for Planning at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center.