Debra Caplan, MPA, vice chair of JHF's Board of Trustees, was selected as one of the region's Women of Influence by the Pittsburgh Business Times. She received the award at a ceremony at the Westin Convention Center Hotel on March 20.
Two other women with ties to the Foundation were among the 26 honored:
Health Careers Futures Board Member Jessica Brooks, MPM, and former JHF Trustee Anne Lewis. Ms. Brooks is CEO of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health; Anne Lewis is Board Chair of Oxford Development.
Ms. Caplan, who recently became chair of the WHAMglobal Board of Trustees has a long career in health care and philanthropy.
At present, she is Executive in Residence at The Forbes Funds and president of HobartHumphrey LLC, a management consulting company she founded. She spent 27 years in senior leadership in the West Penn Allegheny Health System and Allegheny Health Network and served as a vice president at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.