Executive Director

Arturo leads the Foundation, managing its funding priorities and strategic partnerships. He is a pediatrician with a public health background and particular expertise in program development for vulnerable populations. Before joining the Foundation, he was Deputy Commissioner, Public Health Services, of the New Jersey State Department of Health from 2011-2017. Previous leadership positions included serving as Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President at the Children’s Health Fund and overseeing the South Florida Children's Health Project. Early in his career, he was a practicing pediatrician in Southwestern Alaska and in South Florida.

 

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