An estimated 60 million Americans live in areas where there is less than one doctor for every 3,500 people, and healthcare access continues to be a barrier for the 20 percent of America’s children who live in poverty. Technology can help us overcome these challenges.

Irwin Redlener, MD

Director, Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund


Irwin Redlener, MD
Irwin Redlener is Co-Founder and President of Children’s Health Fund. He is also Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, as well as Professor of Professor of Health Policy & Management and Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center.

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Delaney Gracy, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Health Fund

Kate Savage
Assistant Manager, Medical Affairs, Children’s Health Fund

Hugh Siegel
Senior Director, Strategic Communications, Children’s Health Fund

Jeb Weisman, PhD
Chief Information Officer, Children’s Health Fund

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is actively involved in formulating the Center’s programs. Its members provide critical insight into the technical, legal and social aspects of our mission, and also serve as spokespersons for the Center.

Charles E. Basch, PhD
Professor of Health and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University

Arturo Brito, MD, MPH
Deputy Commissioner, Public Health Services, New Jersey Department of Health

Clilly Castiglia, CTO
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Vice President of Engineering at Audience Entertainment

Lizbeth Goodman, BA, MA, MLitt, PhD
Chair of Creative Technology Innovation and Professor of Education at University College Dublin

Lisa A. Gwynn, DO, MBA, CPE, FAAP
Medical Director of South Florida Children’s Health Fund and Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Michael J. Kluger
Managing Director and Member of Investment Committee, Altaris Capital Partners, LLC

Irwin Redlener, MD
Director, Samsung Innovation Center at Children’s Health Fund; president and co-founder of Children’s Health Fund, and director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness

Jeffrey David Sachs, PhD
Director of Sustainable Development Solutions Network and The Earth Institute, professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, and special adviser to United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon

Mike Uretsky, PhD
Director, Center for Advanced Technology at New York University

Jeb Weisman, PhD
Chief Information Officer of Children’s Health Fund, Senior Director of Information Systems and Technology for Community Pediatrics Programs, Montefiore Medical Center, and Director of Strategic Technologies, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University


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