Staff

  • Christopher F. Koller

    Christopher F. Koller

    President

    Christopher Koller (He/Him/His) is president of the Milbank Memorial Fund, a 116-year operating foundation that aims to improve population health and health equity by connecting leaders with sound evidence and experience. Before joining the Fund, he served the State of Rhode Island as the country’s first health insurance commissioner, an appointment he held between 2005 […] More
  • Rachel Block

    Rachel Block

    Program Officer

    Rachel Block is a program officer at the Milbank Memorial Fund, where she focuses on a variety of state health policy issues. She has previously served in numerous executive roles in the public and private sectors, including as deputy commissioner for Health Information Technology Transformation in the New York State Department of Health, where she […] More
  • Gail Cambridge

    Gail Cambridge

    Administrative Services Manager

    Gail Cambridge is the Fund’s administrative services manager. Prior to joining the Fund, she was employed at the Guyana National Cooperative Bank. During her eleven years at the bank, she held several senior positions and was instrumental in implementing new procedures and training. She graduated magna cum laude with a BS degree from Baruch College with […] More
  • Alan B. Cohen

    Alan B. Cohen

    Editor, The Milbank Quarterly

    Alan B. Cohen (He/Him/His) is editor of The Milbank Quarterly. He is a research professor in the Markets, Public Policy, and Law Department of the Questrom School of Business and professor of health law, policy, and management in the Boston University School of Public Health. Cohen was the national program director for the Robert Wood Johnson […] More
  • Mary Louise Gilburg

    Publications and Communications Assistant

    Mary Louise Gilburg (she/her/hers) is a graduate student working as the Publications and Communications Assistant at the Fund. She is currently an MSPH candidate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a focus on health policy and management and reproductive health. Prior to joining the Fund, she worked at the Maryland House […] More
  • Christine Haran

    Christine Haran

    Communications Director

    Christine Haran (She/Her/Hers) is the communications director for the Milbank Memorial Fund. In this role, she manages communications strategy, publications, and dissemination. Previously, she was vice president, communications content and strategy, for the Commonwealth Fund. Ms. Haran has worked as a health journalist and been published in The Hartford Courant, abcnews.com, and other outlets. She […] More
  • Tara Strome

    Tara Strome

    Chief Operating Officer and Managing Editor, The Milbank Quarterly

    Tara Strome (She/Her/Hers) is chief operating officer of the Fund and managing editor of The Milbank Quarterly. Prior to joining the Fund, she worked for the Oregon Senate and Multnomah County Department of Human Services. She holds a BA in sociology from Colby College and an MPA in health policy and management from the Robert […] More
  • Lisa Dulsky Watkins

    Lisa Dulsky Watkins

    Director, Multipayer Primary Care Network

    Lisa Dulsky Watkins, MD, (She/Her/Hers) is the director and one of the founding members of the Milbank Memorial Fund Multipayer Primary Care Network, a consortium of 18 state and regional multipayer programs designed to transform primary care. She is actively engaged in advocacy for new and continued support for these efforts and other innovations at […] More