David Hoffman

Dr. David Hoffman

New York, Associate At Large Director

Dr. David Hoffman of Delmar, New York serves as a Clinical Professor, State University at Albany School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy Management and Behavior, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Albany Medical College Alden March Bioethics Institute and Adjunct Associate Professor at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He formerly served as Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Bioethics and Health Policy at Maria College in Albany, New York.

For many years Dr. Hoffman directed the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimer’s Disease in the Office of Health Insurance Programs at the New York State Department of Health. In this position he managed all dementia programming; traumatic brain injury education efforts, Money Follows the Person – a home and community rebalancing initiative, Medicaid Long Term Care Home and Community Based Waiver Programs, the Partnership for Long Term Care insurance program and represented the Health Department on the Geriatric Mental Health Planning Council. Prior to that service Dr. Hoffman directed the Bureau of Chronic Disease Services where he supervised Cancer Screening and Education, Diabetes Control & Prevention, Healthy Community Programs and other activities, prior to that he was part of the leadership team initiating the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs.

Dr. Hoffman Chairs the Policy Committee of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. He has served on a number of State and Federal Advisory groups including the National Advisory Council for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Care and Services where he Chaired the Committee on Long Term Services and Supports and served on the Committee on Ethics; he also serves on: Board of Directors of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Advisory Council, Board of ProVention Health Foundation, the National Campaign for Public Health, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Speakers Bureau, Executive Advisory Group to the NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Center of Excellence, National Leadership Group for the Healthy Brain Initiative, and formerly the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Quality Care, a non-profit education and research organization of the New York State Health Facilities Assoc. (NYSHFA), and New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL).

In addition to his other credentials Dr. Hoffman holds a Doctorate in Bioethics from Albany Medical College Alden March Bioethics Institute. Related experiences have included his role as Senior Advisor at Cornerstone Government Affairs; service as a consultant to National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at CDC, and the UCONN Health Center, Farmington Ct., and Faculty to the National Governor’s Association Health Policy Academies. Dr. Hoffman has recent publications in the Journal Health Affairs, Annals of Bioethics and Clinical Applications and Preventing Chronic Disease, the latest article on ethical issues related to prevention of chronic diseases.

Dr. Hoffman’s work has been recognized by numerous organizations and he is the recipient of several honors including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the “Partners in Public Health Improvement Honor Award,” the NACDD “Award for Outstanding Leadership,” and the Alzheimer’s Association of NENY “Outstanding Community Advocate.”

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