Lynda Honberg is currently a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service and has over 30 years experience in the private and public health sectors.
is recognized as an expert on the issues of improving the financing and delivery of care to underserved populations.
current position, Ms. Honberg
is responsible for several grant programs focused on improving the system of services for children and youth with special health care needs, including access to a medical home.
other positions within the Public Health Service have included the HIV/AIDS Bureau and the Bureau of Primary Health Care
, where she
developed training and technical assistance programs to build the capacity of community health centers, health care for the homeless programs and Ryan White C.A.R.E. Act funded community based programs.
For several years, she also worked in the Office of Health Maintenance Organizations managing grants to develop and finance health plans.
In the private sector, Ms. Honberg worked for eight years as the Director of Operations and Planning for the George Washington University Health Plan of Washington, D.C. where she was responsible for strategic planning, provider relations and health center operations.
other experiences include developing an IPA for Blue Cross-Blue Shield of the National Capital Area and advising employers and unions on health benefit packages.
Lynda has a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Bachelors in Health Education from State University of New York at Cortland.
is a parent of a young adult with special health care needs and is involved in many community activities.