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Pamela Kurtzman

Position: CEO
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Education: BS, Arizona State University; MPH, University of New York at Stonybrook/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Ms. Kurtzman joined SHD in 2006 to launch the HeartSafe Program and was appointed Director of Healthy Youth Initiatives in 2010. In 2014, she became Director of Grants and Programs before becoming CEO in January, 2018. As CEO, Ms. Kurtzman leads District efforts to foster health equity– defined as “not simply the absence of disease, but rather the overall quality of life” for all District residents.