Deborah E. Halper
Deborah Halper is vice president and the director of the Fund's Division of Education and Program Initiatives. She is responsible for the management, development, and implementation of the Fund's grantmaking activities and special grantmaking initiatives, including the Palliative Care and Family Caregiving Initiatives. She is also responsible for a range of convening activities including the design of conferences, invitational meetings, and other educational programs. Prior to coming to the Fund, Ms. Halper worked as an administrator for clinical resources at Mount Sinai Hospital. She holds a master's degree in public health and an MS in urban planning from Columbia University.