About Us

The Center for Workforce Health and Performance is an independent and objective source for scientific reports, educational resources, research & evaluation, and technical assistance on healthier, longer and more fulfilling working lives. CWHP fosters the use of evidence to support learning communities and promote the value of healthy work and healthy workers to employers, communities and society at large. By developing knowledge around workforce health and performance improvement and disseminating it widely through scientific and educational forums and regional learning communities, CWHP contributes to the adoption of evidence-based policies and practices that support healthier, longer and more fulfilling working lives, a healthier economy and, in turn, healthier and more productive communities.

 

Kimberly Jinnett, MSPH, PhD, President/CEO

Dr. Jinnett is President/CEO and co-founder of CWHP, Affiliate Faculty at the UCSF Institute for Health & Aging and a core researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces at UC Berkeley. Dr. Jinnett has served in senior management positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations, county and federal agencies.

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Debra Lerner, MSc, PhD, Board Chair

Dr. Lerner is Board Chair of CWHP, founder and director of the Program on Health, Work and Productivity at Tufts Medical Center, and a senior scientist and professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry of Tufts School of Medicine.

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Claire Brockbank, Secretary/Treasurer

Ms. Brockbank is Secretary/Treasurer of CWHP and founder and a principal partner of Segue Consulting, a health care strategy and business development firm.

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Jodi Jacobson Frey, PhD, LCSW-C, CEAP,Board Member

Dr. Frey is a Board member of CWHP and an Associate Professor at The University of Maryland, School of Social Work. Dr. Frey chairs the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) sub-specialization and the Financial Social Work Initiative.

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Thomas Parry, PhD, Board Member

Dr. Parry is a Board member and co-founder of CWHP and President and co-founder of the Integrated Benefits Institute, a membership organization that helps employers and their supplier partners demonstrate the business value of employee health.

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Wayne Burton, MD, Board Member

Dr. Burton is a Board member of CWHP and the former Chief Medical Officer for American Express and Corporate Medical Director for JPMorgan Chase. Dr. Burton is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Institute of Medicine of Chicago, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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Kevin Mead, Board Member

Mr. Mead is a Board member of CWHP and responsible for overseeing Novo Nordisk’s strategic employer/consultant/labor union business unit. Mr. Mead has held a variety of senior level positions at market access organizations including Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Schering Plough, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Allergan.

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