Amanda Heron Parsons

Amanda Parsons is the vice president of community & population health at Montefiore Medical Center, headquartered in the Bronx, where she oversees patient education, employee wellness, and community interventions aimed at improving health and wellness. Prior to that, she was deputy commissioner of the division of health care access and improvement at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, where she oversaw the primary care information project, correctional health services, primary care access and planning as well as IT, finance, admin, and legal bureaus. Parsons previously worked for McKinsey & Company as an engagement manager serving health care clients. She earned her MD and MBA from Columbia University. She is passionate about improving health and health care quality, correctional health, and reducing disparities for vulnerable populations. She also serves on the board of directors for VIP Community Services and the New York eHealth Collaborative.

Parsons joined Vera’s Board of Trustees in in 2014.