Our Board

Board

Joseph A. Antolin, J.D.

(Board Treasurer)
Principal, Antolin & Associates Consulting LLC
Director, Asset Funders Network

Elissa Bassler

CEO
Illinois Public Health Institute

Donna L. Gerber

(Board Chair)
President
M2BG Consulting

Dan Harris

(Board Vice Chair)
Executive Director
Illinois Network of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies

Gennifer Jeffries

Market Development Advisor, Bold Goal Community Relations North Central Region
Humana

Bob Kieckhefer

Health Care Services Corp., Retired

Patricia Merryweather

Executive Director
Project Patient Care

Javette Orgain, MD, MPH, FAAFP

(Board Secretary)
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

Will Snyder

System Vice President, External Affairs
AMITA Health

Staff

Staff

Megan Baldeshwiler

Accounting Associate
312-598-3290

Anna Barnes, MPH

Program Director, Center for Health and Information Technology
312-786-5353

Leah Barth, MPH

Program Manager, Special Projects
312-786-5359

Elissa J. Bassler, MFA

CEO
312- 850-4744

Kathryn Bernstein, MPH, RDN, LDN

Program Manager, Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5372

Laurie L. Call

Director, Center for Community Capacity Development
312-786-5363

Sarah Chusid, MPS

Program Manager 2, Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5362

Solomon Collins

Solomon Collins

Communications Associate

312-993- 5981

Peter Eckart, MA

Director, Center for Health and Information Technology
312-850-4744

Lucy Flores

Program Director, Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5364

Passang Gonrong, MPH

Program Associate, Center for Policy and Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5371

Andi Goodall

Program Associate, Center for Community Capacity Development
312-786-5352

Rebeca Lira Gordenstein, MAIR

Program Associate, Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5370

Josh Gryniewicz

Senior Communications Manager
312-786-5357

Christina Gray

Information Systems & Office Operations Manager
312-598-3293

Samantha Lasky

Program Associate, Center for Community Capacity Development
312-850-4744

Rocio Lozano

Program Manager, Center for Policy and Partnership Initiatives
312-598-3290

Jess Lynch, MCP, MPH

Program Director, Alliance for Health Equity
312-786-5358

Susan Martinez, MUP

Program Associate, Center for Health & Information Technology
312-786-5351

Sandy Moy

Finance Manager
312-786-5361

Elise Ramos

Public Health Associate
312-736-9845

Janna Simon, MPH

Program Director, Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives
312-786-5365

Positions

Positions Available @ IPHI

Thank you for your interest in IPHI

Available job and internship positions are posted on an as-needed basis. If you have submitted an application for an open position, we will contact those who are invited for an interview.  Due to the high volume of applicants, there will be no follow-up for those we are not interviewing.