Barbara is a senior health care executive with more than thirty years of experience leading physician practice groups in industry leading academic and community health systems and the private sector in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her experience includes such positions as Associate Vice President, Physician Services at Einstein Healthcare Network; Executive Director, Physician Practices at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury; Chief Operating Officer of Drexel University Physicians; and Regional Director at Barnabas Health Medical Group. As Executive Director of Alliance for Better Care, P.C., she operationalized and directed a successful primary care start up corporation. Barbara began her career at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, where she spent seventeen years in various administrative roles at the School of Medicine and Hospital.
Barbara is skilled in both strategic and operational planning and execution, with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, finance and budgeting, program development, clinical and business operations, and human resources. Her experience includes start ups, turnarounds, integration, and management of physician group practices.
Barbara holds three degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, including a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School.
In addition to serving on the Board of the Liberty USO, Barbara has served on the Leadership Committee of the Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and the Advisory Board of PhillyHealthInfo.org. She also worked with the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania while serving as a project leader for Compass, a pro bono consulting group comprised of graduates of top business schools.
Barbara is a mentor to business and health care students of local graduate schools and has been a panelist on multiple career advisory panels.
She resides in southern New Jersey where she is known as an accomplished amateur gardener and landscaper.