Richard I. Levin, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Responsible for ensuring the success of our mission, developing partnerships and opportunities and maintaining strong relationships with Trustees.
Ben Rodriguez, MBA
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer | Senior Vice President
Oversees finance, human resources, technology, risk management, and facilities. Manages infrastructure and administrative support for the Foundation.
Chief of Staff
Supports the President, staff, and Board of Trustees with administrative duties including scheduling, communications and bookkeeping.
Senior Fellow, Humanism in Medicine
Supports the President and staff with administrative tasks, communications, and social media, and assists with programmatic implementation, including Tell Me More®.
Elizabeth Cleek, PsyD
Chief Operating Officer | Senior Vice President
Manages all programs, develops partnerships and implements strategic priorities important for continuing the Foundation’s mission.
Senior Director, Program Initiatives
Directs program initiatives that infuse humanism and further the foundation’s mission
Assistant Director of Programs
Assists with the management of all grant related activity and facilitates programs such as the Essay Contest and White Coat Ceremony.
Pia Pyne Miller, MPH
Director, Humanistic Healthcare Strategy
Leads outreach and strategic development of initiatives that infuse humanism into the clinical care setting and beyond
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Dorothy Levine, MD
Vice President, Gold Humanism Honor Society
Leads organizational and strategic planning efforts of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Louisa Tvito, MSW
Assistant Director, Gold Humanism Honor Society
Assists with the management of all Gold Humanism Honor Society administration, including all GHHS grant-related activity, social media and communications, and execution of new initiatives.
Coordinates Gold conferences and convenings, and supports Gold Humanism Honor Society chapters and programs.
Stuart Chizzik, MBA
Chief Development Officer | Vice President
Provides vision, leadership and strategy for the Foundation’s full range of development initiatives. Serves as a primary liaison for Board members and philanthropic partners.
Director of Development
Leads development department’s efforts, including campaign strategy, event planning, and donor cultivation.
Gwen Tundermann, MPA
Supports development and communications activities
Brianne Alcala, MBA
Associate Vice President, Communications | Editor in Chief
Leads the Foundation’s communications initiatives, including marketing, media relations, and the stories of its mission and its work.
Bharat Kumar, MD
Humanism in Research Assistant Editor
Updates the staff, databases, and social media about new studies around humanism in healthcare; curates and compiles the monthly Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup.