NYSHealth 10-Year Anniversary Event

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NYSHealth 10-Year Anniversary Event

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Grand Hyatt New York 109 E 42nd St New York, NY 10017

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New York State Health Foundation 10-Year Anniversary Event

2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), and we are excited to commemorate this occasion with our Board, grantees, staff, and other partners. Since we began operations in 2006, we have awarded more than $117 million to more than 400 grantee organizations in our mission to improve the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.

We will host an afternoon event with reflections on our past 10 years of grantmaking, as well as a look ahead to the future of our two priority areas: building healthy communities and empowering health care consumers. At the event, we will also honor the recipients of our Luminary and Emerging Innovator Awards. The awards recognize influential organizations and leaders working to improve health in New York State. A cocktail reception will follow the afternoon session.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
(Registration begins at 12:45 p.m.)

Location: Grand Hyatt New York
Empire Ballroom (Ballroom Level)
109 East 42nd Street (at Grand Central Terminal)
New York, NY 10017


12:45 Registration

1:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ellen Rautenberg, Chair, NYSHealth

1:15 Reflections on 10 Years
David Sandman, President & CEO, NYSHealth

1:45 Luminary Awardee Announcements
James R. Knickman, head judge

2:00 Healthy Communities Discussion: Looking Forward

Kai Wright, Features Editor, The Nation


Risa Wilkerson, Executive Director, Active Living by Design
James Johnson-Piett, Principal & CEO, Urbane Development
Lisa Tucker French, Co-Founder & Executive Director,
Field & Fork Network
Erin Barnes, Co-Founder & Executive Director, ioby

3:05 Coffee Break

3:40 Consumer Empowerment Discussion: Looking Forward


Charles Ornstein, Senior Reporter, ProPublica

Catherine DesRoches, Executive Director, OpenNotes
Donna Cryer, President & CEO, Global Liver Institute
Alan Manning, Executive Vice President, Planetree
Chuck Bell, Programs Director, Consumers Union

4:45 Emerging Innovator Awardee Announcements
Jean-Luc Neptune, head judge

5:00 Closing Remarks
David Sandman

5:30 Cocktail Reception

Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, October 14, 2016.