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.
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.
Associate Vice President, Programs
Directs program initiatives that infuse humanism and further the foundation’s mission
Pia Pyne Miller, MPH
Senior Director, Strategy and Business Development
Leads outreach and strategic development of initiatives that infuse humanism into the clinical care setting and beyond
Louisa Tvito, MSW
Director, Program Initiatives & Gold Humanism Honor Society
Directs foundation programming, and assists with the management of all Gold Humanism Honor Society administration.
Coordinates Gold conferences and convenings, and supports Gold Humanism Honor Society chapters and programs.
Gwen Tundermann, MPA
Manages and administers grants and awards to ensure alignment with the foundation’s overall mission and goals.
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.
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.