Community

Our community is fundamental to everything we do at Heluna Health. We are buoyed in our work by our partners and direct service programs, the generous individuals, including our board members and other philanthropic leaders, and the corporations, foundations, and government agencies that support our mission.

Community

Our community is fundamental to everything we do at Heluna Health. We are buoyed in our work by our partners and direct service programs, the generous individuals, including our board members and other philanthropic leaders, and the corporations, foundations, and government agencies that support our mission.

About Us

At Heluna Health, population health is personal. For more than 50 years, Heluna Health has worked together with nonprofit and community-based organizations, public health agencies, healthcare systems, providers, and policymakers to strengthen health interventions and create equitable access to disease prevention, treatment, care and social resources.
At Heluna Health, population health is personal. For more than 50 years, Heluna Health has worked together with nonprofit and community-based organizations, public health agencies, healthcare systems, providers, and policymakers to strengthen health interventions and create equitable access to disease prevention, treatment, care and social resources.

Heluna Health Partners with Award-Winning Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz on Vital Health Messages

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“Joining forces with Heluna Health, we can affect many more people than we can reach separately,” says Alcaraz.” “Bringing positive cultural knowledge and helpful health information that improves health outcomes for communities is a mission that we share.” 

Leadership and Governance

Heluna Health’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Team are dedicated to the success of Heluna Health, and to the partners, programs, and people we serve.

Heluna Health’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Team are dedicated to the success of Heluna Health, and to the partners, programs, and people we serve.

Board of Directors, Officers

Santosh Vetticaden, MD, PhD, MBA

Chair

Biotech Entrepreneur/Co-founder, Visgenx Inc.

Carladenise Edwards, PhD

Vice Chair

Chief Administrative Officer, Miami-Dade County

Robert R. Jenks, MBA

Treasurer

Managing Director, Redbrook Partners LLC

Nicole J. Macarchuk, JD

Secretary

Partner, Dechert, LLP

Directors

Nwando Anyaoku, MD, MPH, MBA

Director

GVP, Chief Health Equity and Clinical Innovation Officer, Providence

Jennifer Covich Bordenick, MHRD

Director

Chief Executive Officer, Executives for Health Innovation

Terhilda Garrido, MPH

Director

Executive Director, Sustainability and Impact Finance, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

Celina Gorre, MPH, MA

Director

CEO, WomenHeart

Tamara Joseph, JD

Director

Consultant

Alessandro Lazzarini

Director

Investment Analyst, Capital Group

Hope Tarirai Mago, MBA

Director

Partner, HCAP Partners

Bonnie Midura, MPH

Director

Senior Program Manager, The California Endowment

Jean C. O’Connor, JD, MPH, DrPH, FACHE

Director

Health Director, Econometrica

Virginia Pryor, MSW

Director

Chief Strategy Officer, Covenant House International

Sarah Rich, MBA

Director

Consultant, Healthcare Finance

Vivian Vasallo, MA, MSc

Director

Health and Philanthropic Executive

Executive Management Team

Blayne Cutler, MD, PhD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Peter Dale, CPCM, MA

Chief Program Officer

Jordan Gadd, MA

Chief of Staff

Jo Kay Ghosh, PhD

Director of Research and Evaluation

Brian Gieseler, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth Power Robison, MBA

Chief Advancement Officer

Kiran Saluja, MPH, RDN

Executive Director, PHFE WIC Program

Tim Seifert, JD

Chief Human Resources Officer

Meet Our
Team

Heluna Health is proud of our dedicated employees, who are inspired to improve the lives of members of the communities we serve. We welcome and celebrate their diverse backgrounds and their rich life and professional experiences, which inform their exceptional work.

Heluna Health is proud of our dedicated employees, who are inspired to improve the lives of members of the communities we serve. We welcome and celebrate their diverse backgrounds and their rich life and professional experiences, which inform their exceptional work.

DEPARTMENTAL DIRECTORY

Office of the CEO and Board Relations

Advancement

Research & Evaluation

Contracts & Grants

Human Resources

Breastfeeding & Nutrition Services

Partners and
Direct Service Programs

We provide support, resources, and expertise for many dedicated programs and organizations—all working toward a shared mission—to improve the lives of others.

We provide support, resources, and expertise for many dedicated programs and organizations—all working toward a shared mission—to improve the lives of others.

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Family Health & Support

Whole Person Care

Serving individuals who are homeless or justice-involved, have substance use disorder, serious mental illness, complex health issues, or have barriers to healthy pregnancy.

Youth Empowerment

San José State University

A public university in Silicon Valley with an enrollment of approximately 36,000, San Jose State enrolls a highly diverse student body, 28% of whom are the first in their family to receive a college education.

Donors and Funders

Heluna Health thanks the many generous individuals, including our board members and other philanthropic leaders, and the corporations, foundations, and government agencies that recognize the value of our work and provide the resources for our success.

Heluna Health thanks the many generous individuals, including our board members and other philanthropic leaders, and the corporations, foundations, and government agencies that recognize the value of our work and provide the resources for our success.