Natalie Levkovich, Community Advisory Board

Natalie Levkovich is a member of the UPenn PRC Community Advisory Board. Ms. Levkovich, Executive Director of the Health Federation of Philadelphia, has held a position of leadership at HFP since 1984. HFP serves as a consortium of community health centers in the greater Philadelphia region, providing care to more than 300,000 vulnerable and underserved individuals annually. As leader of this nonprofit public health organization, Ms Levkovich has played a critical role in convening and connecting organizations in the public and private sectors and mobilizing resources to expand service capacity and increase access to care.

Through exemplary leadership, creativity and deep expertise in program development, advocacy, technical assistance, evaluation and coalition building, Ms. Levkovich has been responsible for a number of initiatives to change practice standards and increase efficiency of delivery systems. HFP initiatives are based on best practices, business strategy, effective organizing and sustained leadership focused on addressing community needs. The work of the HFP, led by Ms. Levkovich, has been carried out through formal and informal collaborations with health providers, government agencies, funders, universities, community-based organizations and consumers.

Ms. Levkovich has served on numerous boards and appointed work groups. She presently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Health Care Improvement Foundation and Collaborative Family Healthcare Association where she is currently the President-Elect. She also sits on the Community Advisory Boards of the Drexel University School of Public Health Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, the University of Pennsylvania Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, and the Penn Center for Community Health Workers. She recently co-chaired the Mayor’s Task Force on Paid Sick Leave. In addition, Ms. Levkovich is frequently invited by regional and national organizations to be a speaker or advisor.

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