Application Deadline

Applications to the Health Advocacy program are accepted on a rolling basis.

Advisory Board

Martha Gaines, Chair, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Director of the Center for Patient Partnerships

Julie Buyon, Patient Advocate with the Palliative Medicine Consultation Service at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and HAP Alumna*

Fran Castellow, MSEd., Chief Operating Officer Patient Advocate Foundation

Gwen Darien, Director of the Survivor and Patient Advocacy Program at the American Association for Cancer Research, and Editor of Collaborations, Results  (published by AACR)**

Jo Ann Earp, Professor, College of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Susan Gerbino, Professor, School of Social Work, NYU; directs, with the SLC Child Development program, a dual MA/MSW degree option

Rachel Grob, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, SLC; faculty of the Health Advocacy program; and SLC liaison to the Advisory Board*

Maggie Hoffman, Co-founder/co-director of Project DOCC (Delivery of Chronic Care)

Bruce Jennings, Senior Scholar, Hastings Center and Director, Center for Humans and Nature

Rebecca O. Johnson, MSCED, MFA, writer and organizational development consultant; Executive Director, Cooperative Economics for Women; Adjunct Faculty, Lynch Graduate School of Education, Boston College.

Margaret Keller, Health law attorney and HAP faculty member

Lois McCourt, PinnacleCare Advocate, and HAP alumna*

Constance Peterson, Emergency Department Patient Services Administrator, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and HAP faculty member*

Colette Phipps, Research Analyst, Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services

Mark J. Schlesinger, Professor, Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University

Susan Sherry, Community Catalyst

*  HAP alumnae/i
** SLC alumnae/i

For more information

If you have questions about the Health Advocacy Program Advisory Board please contact:

Vicki Breitbart
Director, Health Advocacy Program
Sarah Lawrence College
One Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708
vbreitbart@sarahlawrence.edu
914-395-2371

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