Gretchen C. Wartman
Vice President for Policy and Program
Gretchen Wartman has over thirty years of experience in health-policy analysis, strategic planning, and program design and administration. She has held key positions in both the public and the private sectors, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Missouri Department of Health, the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Southeastern Michigan, the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, and the City of Detroit Department of Health. She served as the Missouri Title V director and has administered divisions with budgets of $200 million and 300 employees. Her experience in testifying before the Missouri General Assembly and in drafting budget proposals and legislation addressing critical health issues, such as family planning, and nutrition issues have afforded her a solid foundation of knowledge and experience that informs her performance in this leadership position.