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
  • Cindy Chen

    Cindy Chen

    Program and Operations Associate

    Cindy Chen (She/Her/Hers) is the Milbank Memorial Fund’s program and operations associate. She is responsible for managing all logistics of the two leadership programs, supporting program officers, and is the Salesforce Administrator. Prior to joining the Fund, she was the program assistant at the J.C. Flowers Foundation, where she focused on grants and data management […] 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
  • Nicholas K. Garcia

    Nicholas K. Garcia

    Publications and Communications Assistant

    Nicholas K. Garcia (He/Him/His) is the Fund’s publications and communications assistant. Prior to joining the Fund, he worked as a legal assistant at Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP in their Trusts and Estates division. Mr. Garcia has interned at Haymarket Media, where he focused on writing, editing, and publishing content for health care practitioners. Additionally, […] 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
  • Kate McEvoy

    Kate McEvoy

    Program Officer

    Kate McEvoy (She/Her/Hers) is a program officer for the Milbank Memorial Fund. In this capacity, she leads the Fund’s state leadership programs and network and guides the Fund’s healthy aging work. Ms. McEvoy was previously director of health services in the Connecticut Department of Social Services, where she oversaw care delivery and payment reform work […] 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