Title: 1) Philadelphia Global Group Leader 2) Chair, Advocacy Committee
Company: 1) RESULTS 2) Partners in Health Engage
Location: Wyncote, Pennsylvania, United States
David Ehrenkrantz, Philadelphia Global Group Leader at RESULTS, Chair of the Advocacy Committee for Partners in Health Engage has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Providers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care planning and administration.
Hoping to affect change on a global level regarding poverty, health, education, and economic opportunity, Dr. Ehrenkrantz’s lifelong objective has been to further his research, program development, analytic, and management skills in an academic and supervisory capacity for a university or health-related organization. He has succeeded in such achievements as integrating administrative superstructure and maximizing all available, municipal, state, and federal resources for health care provisions. He has conducted research for the adequacy of health care provisions for the geriatric population of Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New York, as well as initiating, designing and lobbying for evening outpatient service for Nassau and Queens Counties. In addition, Dr. Ehrenkrantz’ accomplishments span researching, funding and receiving political change for outpatient units, psychiatric, medical, epidemiological, and environmental components.
In addition to his primary positions, Dr. Ehrenkrantz has taught at the University of Southern Maine and the University of Kansas. He has worked as an epidemiologist for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, as well as with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Furthermore, Dr. Ehrenkrantz has been a research and research investigator with the New York Medical College and the University of Connecticut.
In order to achieve these successes, Dr. Ehrenkrantz first earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hartford, magna cum laude, before receiving a Master of Social Work at Adelphi University. He continued his studies at the New York Medical College where he received a Master of Public Health, later earning a Doctor of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. He started working with RESULTS in Philadelphia and Partners in Health Engage in 2016, which was started by Paul Farmer and is aimed at helping developing countries get access to healthcare. After establishing the first teaching hospitals in Haiti and Rwanda, the company’s endeavors were recognized by Hollywood, with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon making the movie “Bending the Arc.” When Partners in Health branched to a second organization, Partners in Health Engage, the aim of this program became advocating with the federal government to acquire the funding the program needs. As the chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Advocacy Committee, Dr. Ehrenkrantz utilizes his skills to make political change with the United States Congress. As an advocate for RESULTS, Dr. Ehrenkrantz is dedicated to leading the organization’s causes, such as the “Reach Every Mother and Child Act,” which intends to eradicate all preventable maternal and child deaths globally by 2035.
Dr. Ehrenkrantz’ work has been highlighted and recognized on numerous occasions, such as with grants from HRSA, the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institute on Aging, the State of New York Department of Health, Eli Lilly and Genentech, and the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Dr. Ehrenkrantz attributes his success to being a very well-rounded person and to his background as well as his ability to take an eclectic approach to what he does.
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