May 1, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Ellen L. Rautenberg was elected to the Altman Board of Trustees in April 2017.
Ellen Rautenberg has recently retired after 18 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Public Health Solutions, a nonprofit public health organization that provides services in communities, conducts research/demonstration programs, offers technical assistance to government and nonprofit agencies and carries out policy analysis, education and advocacy. In 2015, Public Health Solutions had an annual operating budget of more than $220m and employed 650 people. Before joining the organization, Ms. Rautenberg was Executive Director for Special Population Projects at the New York Academy of Medicine as well as an independent consultant specializing in public health policy/program development and strategic planning.
Ms. Rautenberg has an extensive background in the planning and management of public health programs. Between 1981 and 1990, she worked for the New York City Department of Health both as Assistant Commissioner for Planning, Evaluation and Grants and as the Assistant Commissioner for AIDS Program Services. Prior to her experience in City government, Ms. Rautenberg ran the Community and Family Health Center in Baltimore, developed the perinatal health plan for Central Maryland, and was a women's health counselor in Washington, D.C. She has a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins (Bloomberg) School of Public Health and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Since December 2015, Ms. Rautenberg has been the Chair of the Board of the NYS Health Foundation. She is a long time member of the Public Health and Health Planning Council of NYS and its Health Planning and Public Health Committees. She is an Emeritus Trustee and past Board Chair of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI).