Board of Overseers

The Mailman School of Public Health Board of Overseers is a leadership body that provides knowledge and experience from the business, government, media, and non-profit sectors to help expand the School’s reach. Overseers provide counsel and support to the Dean, serve as ambassadors among friends, associates, and colleagues, and assist in the acquisition of essential resources for advancing teaching, research, and service.


Mary T. Bassett

Alan Batkin

James Boylan

Julie Fisher Cummings

Chelsea Clinton

Charles M. Diker

Rev. James A. Forbes, Jr.

George L. Fotiades

Linda P. Fried

Roslyn Goldstein

Sherwin Z. Goodblatt

Adrian Gore

Warren H. Haber

Yusuf K. Hamied

Robert E. Harvey

Thomas Campbell Jackson

Frank R. Jimenez

Ellen Oran Kaden

Sidney Lerner

Peter J. Madonia

Joshua Mailman

Phyllis Mailman

Cyrus Massoumi

Martin J. Oppenheimer

Perri Peltz

Mary Lake Polan

Lila Preston

Naveen A. Rao

John W. Rowe

Jonathan Smidt

Diana L. Taylor

Linda Tharby

Ercument Tokat

Leonard Tow

Nancy Mensch Turett

Debra Whitman

Betsy Helen Williams

Jody Wolfe

William D. Zabel


Members Emeriti:

Susan Lasker Brody
David Harris
Susan E. Patricof

For questions about the Board, please contact bj2296 [at] cumc.columbia.edu (Bethany Jankunis).