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Program faculty

Julia Iyasere, MD
Executive Director, Dalio Center for Health Justice, NewYork-Presbyterian
Senior Vice President, Health Justice and Equity, NewYork-Presbyterian
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Dr. Julia Iyasere helps shape NYP’s commitment to health justice in all aspects of patient care. She also works in close collaboration with NYP’s chief academic officer on advancing health justice at every step in the design and implementation of NYP’s care model.

Iyasere provides leadership, strategic vision and day-to-day management of the NYP Dalio Center’s multifaceted efforts to address longstanding health disparities in their communities. Established in 2020, the Dalio Center works collaboratively with representatives from NYP, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to lead the understanding and improvement of health equity, and to drive action that results in measurable improvements in health outcomes for all.

Iyasere brings more than a decade of experience in medicine to her role. She was previously the associate chief medical officer for Service Lines, co-director of the Care Team Office, director of the Leadership Education and Development Academy for physicians, associate designated institutional official for graduate medical education at NYPH, associate program director of the Columbia Internal Medicine Residency Training Program and an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Iyasere continues to see patients as an internist in the section for hospital medicine.


Theresa Green, PhD, MBA
Director, Community Health Policy and Education, Center for Community Health and Prevention, University of Rochester Medical Center

Dr. Theresa Green’s research interests focus on the intersection of healthcare delivery and non-medical determinants of health, particularly through community engagement and effective policies and systems change. Focusing on community-engaged learning, Green examines and supports experiential practicums and service-learning with the community for medical, nursing and graduate students.

Green co-led the successful application for the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification awarded for the first time to the University of Rochester in January 2020. She also created an open online course, Community Engagement in Research and Population Health, and is currently leading health equity education initiatives for residents and fellows in the medical center as an American Medical Association Systems Science Scholar.

Green also leads the Community Health Needs Assessment and Improvement Planning process and implementation for Monroe County. In addition, she chairs HANYS’ Community Health Task Force for community benefits. She currently serves as the president of the board of health for Monroe County.

Green was previously the director of community health planning for a local health department in southwest Michigan, and has a clinical background as a certified anesthesiologist assistant with more than 20 years of clinical experience.


HANYS staff

Maria Baum
Project Manager, Advancing Healthcare Excellence and Inclusion

Morgan Black, MPA
Director, Advancing Healthcare Excellence and Inclusion

Rachael Brust
Project Manager, Advancing Healthcare Excellence and Inclusion

Kira Cramer
Project Manager, Advancing Healthcare Excellence and Inclusion

Christina Miller-Foster, MPA
Senior Director, Quality Advocacy, Research and Innovation

Kathleen Rauch, RN, MSHQS, BSN, CPHQ
Vice President, Quality Advocacy, Research and Innovation