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Executive Leadership Team


Board of Directors



Jessica Errico, MPH

Practice Account Manager | NENY | Healthcare Services

BlueShield of Northeastern New York




Van Cleary-Hammarstedt, PhD

General Manager, NYS Department of Health



Robert Furlani

Training Coordinator, University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions



Brett Harris, Dr.PH

Director of Public Health Initiatives , New York State Office of Mental Health




Guthrie (Gus) Birkhead, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus, University at Albany School of Public Health

Former Deputy Commissioner, NYS Department of Health (retired)





Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, DO, MPH, DABFM, FAAFP

Commissioner of Health, Rockland County Department of Health



Annette Johnson, EdD, RD, MCHES

University at Albany, School of Public Health





T. Michele Caliva, RN, CSPI

Administrative Director, Upstate NY Poison Center




Martha Ryan, MPS, RN

Human Service and Public Health Consultant




Terri Jackson, MA

Senior Vice President, Rabin-Martin



APHA - A.R.G.-C Rep

Susan Franko, PhD, RRT






Staff



Erin Sinisgalli, MPH, MCHES

Executive Director



Karissa Doerr

Student Intern








Jennifer Speenburgh, MS, CWPM

Director of Member Outreach & Communications




Katie Joel, BS

Student Assistant, Special Projects & Events




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 2017 Representative of the APHA Region II: Dr. Oliver Lontok, oflontok@gmail.com 


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