Managing Director, CHLM
Jennifer manages programs and partnerships for CHLM, focusing on leadership development, educational strategies, employer programs and advisory services. With over 18 years of experience, she has worked at a private family foundation, a nonprofit consulting firm, and various charitable organizations. Her background includes board development, fundraising, project management and writing/communications.
Managing Director, CHLM
Robert is the co-managing director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. He has worked with the American Academy of Physician Assistants for more than five years as a healthcare consultant, leadership strategist and business analyst. Currently, he directs CHLM’s advisory services and focuses on helping healthcare institutions meet their strategic and business goals through optimization of provider teams. Previous to his work with AAPA, Robert served in senior roles in the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government between 2001 and 2009, most recently as an Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Earlier roles include senior leadership positions at the Transportation Security Administration, Federal Transit Administration, and the American Red Cross. Robert’s private sector background includes 13 years of international and domestic management experience at UPS. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Memphis.
Bianca Belcher, PA-C, MPH
Senior Advisor, CHLM
Bianca is a consultant for the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. She brings expertise in practice growth strategy, improving work flow efficiency, and in the development and implementation of education curricula. Bianca has spent her clinical career as a hospital based PA in the department of neurosurgery at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA practicing in the outpatient, inpatient, and operating room arenas. In addition to her clinical work, she holds academic positions at Harvard Medical School, Northeastern University, and Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions and is a staff writer for the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch Blog. Bianca’s interests include analyzing the use of technology and social media in the delivery of better health services. Bianca completed her master’s in physician assistant studies at Northeastern University and her MPH at Dartmouth.
Senior Manager, Strategy and Analytics, CHLM
David is responsible for identifying and implementing growth opportunities for CHLM. He is committed to developing innovative ways for PAs to provide access to high value, integrated, patient centered healthcare. During his career, David has gained experience in a diversity of healthcare institutions including hospitals, healthcare clinics and a regional IPA. In addition to his role with CHLM, he manages IT projects and business intelligence efforts to analyze healthcare data regarding PAs.