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Board of Directors

As a federally qualified community health center, the Institute’s Board of Directors includes several patients from the communities we serve.

Executive Staff

The Institute’s executive staff provides leadership and vision for all of our programs.

Neil Calman, MD, ABFP, FAAFP
Co-founder, President & CEO

Senior Vice Presidents

Edward Fried, MA
Senior Vice President, Administration

Maxine Golub, MPH
Senior Vice President, Planning and Development

Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP
Senior Vice President, Psychosocial Services and Community Affairs

Nicole Nurse, RN, BSN, MBA
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Compliance

Robert Schiller, MD, ABFP
Senior Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Chair, Graduate Medical Education, Institute for Family Health
Chair, Beth Israel Department of Family Medicine

Vice Presidents

Carol Bouton
Vice President, Business Development

Kenneth Hamilton
Vice President, Facilities

Kathleen Cresswell
Chief Information Officer, Practice Operations

Yvonne Eisner, RN, C, FNP
Co-founder, Institute for Family Health
Vice President, Clinical Services
Clinical Director, Bronx Region and Walton Family Health Center

Michele Flournoy
Assistant Vice President, Labor Relations

Kwame Kitson, MD
Vice President, Continuous Quality Improvement

Michelle Penny
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Administrative Services

Alan Woghin, CPA, MS
Vice President, Finance / Chief Financial Officer

Eric Gayle, MD, FAAFP
Vice President, Clinical Services – New York City

Walter Woodley, MD
Vice President, Clinical Services – Mid-Hudson


The Institute for Family Health was founded by Neil Calman, MD; James J. Deary III, MA, EdD; Yvonne Eisner, RN, C, FNP; and Eric Walsh, MD.