Hosted by: Kathy Davis, Mark Hannay, and Bob Lederer
Mark Hannay is Director of the Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign, a citywide coalition of community groups and labor unions founded in 1993 that advocates for fundamental health care reform leading to a universal health care program.
He is a member of the Steering Committees of various statewide coalitions, including Health Care for All New York, New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage, and Medicaid Matters New York.
He also chairs the board of the national Universal Health Care Action Network, and serves on the board of the NY Metro Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program.
Mark began his health activist career in 1991 as a member of the Insurance and Health Care Access Committee of ACT UP/New York.
During the Clinton health care reform period of 1993-4, Mark worked as a Public Policy Associate at Gay Men's Health Crisis, where he focused on health care and insurance issues for people living with HIV.
Since 2002, Mark
has co-hosted the weekly "Health Action" program broadcast over WBAI/Pacifica radio.
Mark was a recipient of the 2012 Tisch Community Health Prize given by the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, and served 5 years on the Community Advisory Committee of the New York State Health Foundation.
He is a member of the Greater New York City Regional Advisory Committee for New York State's new health benefits exchange marketplace, known as "New York State of Health".
Mark is a graduate of the University of Rochester with a degree in psychology, and studied psychology at the graduate level at New York University.