October 2004

Catholic Health Initiatives Welcomes New Trustee

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Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH

Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, was recently named a member of the Catholic Health Initiatives Board of Stewardship Trustees. He is a research professor in the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University Medical Center's School of Public Health and Health Services. There, he directs Urgent Matters, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that focuses on the health care safety net and emergency departments. He also works on other projects concerning health care quality and disparities, and writes and speaks extensively on health care administration, policy and public health issues. Siegel previously held the positions of New Jersey commissioner of health; president of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation; and president of Tampa General Healthcare in Florida. He holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in New Jersey; a medical degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; and a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Md. He is board certified in preventive medicine.