September 23, 2021

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Public Health Management Corporation Names Donna E.M. Bailey as Chief Integrated Health Services Officer

Bailey leads PHMC’s physical, behavioral, mental health and community engagement bodies of work

PHILADELPHIAPublic Health Management Corporation (PHMC), a nonprofit public health institute that creates and sustains healthier communities, is pleased to announce that Donna Bailey has joined PHMC’s c-suite as the Chief Integrated Health Services Officer, a new position created to lead PHMC’s physical, behavioral, mental health and community engagement portfolios. Bailey joins PHMC from Community Behavioral Health (CBH) in Philadelphia and becomes the organization’s third programmatic-focused officer, ensuring strategic program and service alignment into PHMC’s decision making structure. In addition, the key appointment furthers PHMC’s mission to improve the health of the community through a full continuum of integrated care.

“Today’s public health challenges facing our region and country require a collaborative, innovative and forward-looking response across sectors, programs and service lines,” said Richard J. Cohen, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of PHMC. “We are thrilled to welcome Donna to the PHMC family and are confident that her leadership in the health and social services sector at the local and state levels will be a tremendous asset for PHMC as we continue to strengthen our programming in service to communities and continue our patient-focused public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

As Chief Integrated Health Services Officer, Bailey will lead PHMC’s health services, including primary health care, family planning, disease management, homeless and social services; behavioral health services, including inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment programs for individuals with substance use and co-occurring disorders; community engagement services, including programming designed as an alternative to incarceration and services for homeless and special populations; and community mental health services, including a continuum of school and community-based trauma-informed behavioral health services for children, youth and families.
“I’m inspired by PHMC’s mission, vision and comprehensive approach to public health, and I’m honored to join this service-oriented team and continue my passion for improving the health of the Philadelphia community,” said Bailey. “As an innovative organization with a diverse and committed workforce and a deep set of public health knowledge, PHMC has a long-standing legacy of serving our region and supporting the individuals, families and communities most in need.”

Immediately prior to her current role, Bailey was the Chief Operating Officer of CBH, a nonprofit 501c (3) corporation contracted by the City of Philadelphia to manage the delivery of behavioral health services for more than 700,000 eligible Medicaid recipients in Philadelphia County. Bailey served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of CBH in 2020 at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. A passionate advocate for equity and social justice, Bailey has anchored her career in the human services sector for over 20 years.

About PHMC

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses, and community-based organizations. It fulfills its mission to improve the health of the community by providing outreach, health promotion, education, research, planning, technical assistance, and direct services.

PHMC has served the Greater Philadelphia region since 1972 as a facilitator, developer, intermediary, manager, advocate and innovator in the field of public health. With more than 3,500 employees, hundreds of programs and a network of subsidiary organizations, PHMC serves more than 350,000 clients annually and is one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation.