Board of Directors

The members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors are appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in consultation with the leadership of the Congress. The inaugural Board of Directors was appointed on March 22, 2011 by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

The members of the governing Board of Directors are:

Patrick Cunnane

Patrick Cunnane, Chairman

The Board also includes the following ex officio members:

Ursula Bauer

Ursula Bauer
Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thomas Frieden

Thomas Frieden
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Howard Koh

Howard Koh
Assistant Secretary for Health, the Department of Health and Human Services

Shellie Pfohl

Shellie Pfohl
Executive Director, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition

Susan Shurin

Susan Shurin
Acting Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institutes of Health