Anne Nolon has provided vision and leadership to HRHCare for over 35 years. As President and CEO she is responsible for guiding the growth and development of one of the largest Community Health Centers in New York State from a single primary care site in Peekskill, NY, to a network of 18 directly operated Federally Qualified Health Centers (FCHCs) in the Hudson Valley and Long Island; an additional four health centers through a sub-recipient agreement with Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC); and a regional migrant voucher program, serving a nine-county agricultural area in southeastern NYS. With the guidance of the Board of Directors, Mrs. Nolon has implemented broad goals that have culminated in a staff of over 600 serving nearly 85,000 patients in 350,000 visits annually. Under her leadership, HRHCare is Joint Commission Accredited and recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) as an Advanced Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home. HRHCare is the HIMSS 2011 Davies Community Health Award recipient, a prestigious honor recognizing excellence in the utilization of electronic health records for improving health care. Award winners are considered health care leaders in the quality and delivery of patient services, particularly for underserved and vulnerable populations.
Mrs. Nolon was named a Geiger Gibson Distinguished Visitor in Community Health Policy at the George Washington School of Public Health and Health Services where she focused on health care policy for improving access to care for migrant and seasonal farmworkers. As part of her Geiger Gibson work, she was producer for Honoring the Hands, a documentary that highlighted barriers to health care and solutions to creating access for farmworkers. She is committed to improving access to culturally competent health care services for new immigrants by leading international health professional exchanges to Mexico, Ecuador and Haiti. Anne served as a Board member for nine years and Chair for four, of the National Center for Farmworker Health. She served by appointment of the Secretary of HHS, to the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health for four years.
Mrs. Nolon has served as a member of the Board of the Community Health Centers (CHCANYS) for 36 years and has served 10 years as Chair or Vice-Chair of the Farmworkers Committee and Vice Chair of the Legislative Committee. She has also served as Chair of the Homeless HealthCare Committee and Vice Chair of the Legislative Committee. Mrs. Nolon received her Master’s Degree in Public Health at Columbia University, and her B.S. in Health Policy and Planning from Penn State University.