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 Chaired by Dr. Virginia Caine, Director, Marion County Public Health Department, 

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Jerome Adams, MD
Former U.S. Surgeon General
Executive Director of Health Equity Initiatives
Purdue University

Dr. Karen Amstutz
Chief Medical Officer
AmeriHealth Caritas

Julie Burns
President and CEO
Jump IN for Healthy Kids

Virginia Caine, MD*
Marion County Public Health Department

Kathy Davis
President and Owner
Davis Design Group

Miriam Acevedo Davis
President & CEO
La Plaza

Patrice Duckett
Executive Director,
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center

Carl Ellison
President and CEO
Indiana Minority Health Coalition

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

Ron Gifford
Managing Principal,
RDG Strategies

Christian Hage
Vice President of Government and External Affairs
MHS Indiana

Paul Halverson, MD PH*
Professor & Founding Dean
Fairbanks School of Public Health

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

Honorable Joe Hogsett
City of Indianapolis

Kalen Jackson
Vice Chair/Owner
Indianapolis Colts

Milele Kennedy
Division of Community Nutrition and Food Policy
City of Indianapolis
Office of Public Health and Safety

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

Daniel G. Pino, MD
Chief Physician Executive: Lifestyle Health and Wellness
Eskenazi Health

Calvin Roberson
Director of Operations
Indiana University
Simon Cancer Center

Michael Russell
Minority Health Field Consultant
Minority Health Coalition

Katherine Tavitian
Home and Community Based Services
Implementation Director

James R. Whitehead
The Center

Corey Wilson
Vice President, Community Engagement
Indiana Pacers and
Director, Pacers Foundation


* Indicates member of both Leadership Council and Executive Committee

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