The Fund supports several networks of state health policymakers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and health care costs.
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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
Investment Manager and Private Trustee
Robert E. Harvey is an investment manager and private trustee. He is an overseer of the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University and a trustee of the Judson Memorial Church. He serves as treasurer and as a director of the Deering Foundation, Inc. Mr. Harvey began his investment career in 1976 at Scudder, Stevens & Clark, where he was founder and managing director of the Growth & Income Group. In 1991 he joined Bessemer Trust Co. as co-director of equities. In 1994 he became president of Barrett Associates, Inc., investment advisors. Mr. Harvey was elected in 1990 a director of The Ashforth Company, a family-owned real estate and investment company founded in New York City in 1896. Mr. Harvey holds a BA from Bowdoin College, an MBA from the University of Virginia, the CFA designation, and an MPH from Columbia University. He is a great-great grandson of Elizabeth Milbank Anderson, endower of the Fund.
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An endowed operating foundation that engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication, with an emphasis on state health policy.