PCDC Director Patrick Kwan Appointed to New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Patrick Kwan, Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications for the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), has been appointed by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie to the state’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. As a new board member and public officer, Kwan will help advise New York State Health Commissioner Dr. …

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Staff Spotlight: Leading Behind the Scenes

Categories: Technical Assistance
PCDC’s Performance Improvement (PI) Practice is comprised of 21 experts in public health. Their diverse knowledge areas range from social work and HIV prevention to psychiatry and nursing. The PI team works collaboratively to improve health outcomes for patients and communities across the United States. Keeping the team organized and efficient is Dane Ligoure, MA, …

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Staff Spotlight: Integrating Behavioral Health

Categories: Technical Assistance
The benefits of integrated behavioral health are many — improved health, enhanced patient and provider experience, reduced costs — but implementation can be daunting for primary care providers. Among those best able to assist is Andrew Philip, Ph.D., LP. A clinical health psychologist and PCDC’s new Senior Director of Population Health, Dr. Philip brings extensive national experience …

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Staff Spotlight: HIV Prevention in Action

Categories: Technical Assistance
On the frontline of PCDC’s HIV prevention work is Judy Lipshutz, MSW, RN, a Senior Project Manager with the High Impact Prevention (HIP) in Health Care team. Lipshutz is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to health care organizations across the country. Before joining PCDC in 2017, she was a prominent leader in developing …

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Staff Spotlight: From Louisiana to New York City

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
Johvanna Sampson, Senior Loan Officer, joined PCDC’s Capital Investment team in 2016. Originally from Louisiana, Sampson recognized the untapped potential and need for health care expansion in her home state. Since then, Sampson has been the driving force behind PCDC’s impact in Louisiana by establishing relationships across the state, including with the Louisiana Primary Care …

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