Leaders focus on better health for our kids

Jump IN for Healthy Kids is a community-wide initiative led by a broad group of business, civic, government and academic executives who serve on the Leadership Council.

Working together with a shared vision, common goals and measurable outcomes, this group serves as the governance body of Jump IN for Healthy KidsThe Leadership Council is Co-Chaired by Dr. Virginia Caine, Director, Marion County Health Department, and Mark Nagy, Vice President of Global Patient Outcomes & Real World Evidence, Eli Lilly and Company.

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Jerome Adams, MD
Surgeon General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kristina Box MD
State Health Commissioner
Indiana State Health Commission


Cal Burleson
Vice President of Baseball & Administrative Affairs
Indianapolis Indians

Virginia Caine, MD
Marion County Public Health Department

James T. Callaghan, MD
CEO/Central Indiana Region President
Franciscan St. Francis Health

Cindy Carlisle
Vice President, Human Resources

Kathy Davis
President & Owner
Davis Design Group

Miriam Acevedo Davis
President & CEO
La Plaza

Eric Ellsworth
President & CEO
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Lewis Ferebee, EdD
Indianapolis Public Schools

S. Maria Finnell, MD, MS
Medical Director
Anthem Medicaid Indiana

Carol Friesen, PhD, RDN, CD
Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics,
Department of Nutrition & Health Science
Ball State University

Ron Gifford
Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives
Jump IN

Tedd Grain
Executive Director
LISC Indianapolis

Matt Gutwein
President & CEO
Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Christian Hage
Vice President of Government and External Affairs
MHS Indiana

Paul Halverson, DrPH
Professor & Founding Dean
Fairbanks School of Public Health

Tamara Hannon, MD
Associate Professor
IU School of Medicine and Riley Hospital

Lisa Harris, MD
Eskenazi Health

Honorable Joe Hogsett
City of Indianapolis

Kalen Irsay Jackson
Vice Chair/Owner
Indianapolis Colts

Louonna Kachur
Vice President of Workforce and Organizational Development
Early Learning Indiana

John Kunzer, MD, MMM
EVP - President
Community Physician Network

Susan Matthews
Consulting Principal

Mark Nagy
Vice President, Global Patient Outcomes & Real World Evidence
Eli Lilly and Company

Georgiana Reynal
Chief Advocacy Officer
St. Vincent

Calvin E. Roberson, Jr.
Vice President of Planning and Program Development
Indiana Minority Health Coalition

Rob Smith
Vice President, Community Development
Lilly Endowment Inc.

Juan (Kiko) Suarez, PhD
Chief Community Impact Officer
United Way of Central Indiana

James Whitehead
Executive Vice President/CEO
American Collge of Sports Medicine






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