Overhauling a Major Foundation: Reflections on Leadership
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Drew Altman is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit, private operating foundation. He is a former Commissioner of the Department of Human Services for the state of New Jersey under Governor Tom Kean (1986-1989). Prior to joining the Foundation in 1990, Dr. Altman was director of the Health and Human Services program at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He was a vice president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation from 1981 to 1986, and served in a senior position in the Health Care Financing Administration in the Carter administration. He did his postdoctoral work at Harvard School of Public Health.