addressing your health workforce challenges & Needs
Health WorkForce New York (HWNY) is a nonprofit health workforce development organization that addresses health workforce challenges and needs in rural and urban underserved areas across New York State.
Our projects aim to give partners the services, tools, and resources necessary to manage and achieve key mission objectives more efficiently, more effectively, and with far less cost.
Digital Media Employed
HWNY now provides a full range of workforce development services, including: 1) research and analysis of trends and best-practices; 2) education and awareness of high impact topics; 3) development of technology-based workforce development tools; 4) design and implementation of outreach and engagement campaigns, and; 5) community engagement and partner connections.
HWNY also provides expert engagement services that blend cutting-edge digital opportunities with effective boots-on-the-ground outreach and programming.
By employing this approach, HWNY empowers its partners to vastly increase the range, usage, and quality of audience engagement while delivering the greatest impact and ensuring efficiency of cost. . Simply put, HWNY’s integrated workforce development services allow partners to manage and achieve key mission objectives in a strategic and affordable way.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is comprised of powerful leaders in healthcare, education, and business. They represent and serve urban and rural communities across New York State and beyond.
David W. Felton
President & Chief Executive Officer (Retired) Crouse Community Center Nursing Facility
L. Thomas Wolff, MD
Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Dept of Family Medicine
Department of Physician Assistant Studies, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Chief Executive Officer
Calais Regional Hospital
Eve Van De Wal
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Senior Business Advisor
Mantosh J. Dewan, MD
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Department of Psychiatry
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Lenore L Boris, JD, PhD, MS, BSN, RN
Clinical Campus at Binghamton
SUNY Upstate Medical University
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cayuga Medical Center
Cayuga Health System
Mark E. Warfel, DO, FAAFP
St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program Director of Medical Education
Mohawk Valley Health System
David E. Rogers, PhD
Morrisville State College
Nathan Balint, JD
Attorney at Law/Partner
Plattsburgh City School District
Charles N. Aswad, MD, FAAFP, FACEM
Chief Medical Advisor
Emeritus Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Medical Society of New York State
Meet the team
Our team brings more than fifty years of combined experience working with partners in the workforce development field and twenty-five plus years working specifically in training and education.
We recruit based on depth of experience, acumen, and alignment with the organization’s emerging culture of quality, service, and passion.
HWNY works in close partnership with mission-aligned organizations to bring integrated workforce development services to rural and urban underserved communities in a strategic and affordable way.