Accomplished public health leader to enhance
supports provided to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
across the U.S.
(Milwaukee) – Bethesda, a national nonprofit organization
that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has named Mina Chang, Ph.D., as its new Vice President of Quality.
As a member of the executive leadership team, Chang is responsible for all
aspects of quality and training within Bethesda and for developing programs to
further enhance the quality of supports Bethesda provides.
“Mina is a highly accomplished leader who brings to
Bethesda 20 years of experience in large public health, managed care, and
health care delivery systems at multiple levels,” said Dave Sneddon, Bethesda’s
Chief Operating Officer. “She has led diverse teams and won numerous grants and
awards for her work. She will be an integral part of our success going
Most recently, Chang served as
the Assistant Commissioner of Primary Care Access and Planning for the New York
City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, one of the world’s largest health
organizations. She led a staff of 75 people overseeing the delivery and quality
of services to underserved and vulnerable city residents. Chang previously
spent 15 years with the Ohio Department of Medicaid in operations and quality
leadership roles, where she expanded emerging health programs and improved the
quality of care for residents.
“Every day, Team Bethesda works
to deliver the highest quality supports to people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities across the country,” said Chang. “My goal is to
enhance the team’s ability to deliver supports that are both effective and
innovative, helping make it possible for people we support to live the
independent lives they want and deserve.”
Chang earned her Ph.D. and Master of Public
Administration from The Ohio State University. She completed her undergraduate
degree at the National Chung Hsing University of Taichung, Taiwan.
Headquartered in Watertown, Wis., Bethesda is a national organization providing homes and other services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and is celebrating its 115th anniversary in 2019. Bethesda strives to become a central point of connection that unites people who have disabilities with communities and provides essential resources to help them live their lives to the fullest. The organization offers more than 300 programs across the country, and is guided by Christian faith. For more information, go to http://www.bethesdalc.org, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.