Miriam A. Markowitz, MS
Miriam Markowitz has extensive background in the healthcare sector, having served in a number of executive leadership roles within healthcare delivery systems, academia, and with an international medical professional society and accreditation organization. Ms. Markowitz currently serves as Executive Director, Developing Families Center, based in Washington, D.C. From 2013 through 2016 she served as CEO, AABB. Prior to that role, Ms. Markowitz was COO & VP, Georgetown University Medical Center, Georgetown University, and Corporate Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C. While at Children’s National, in addition to strategy and business development, Ms. Markowitz also oversaw the regional outpatient services, international services, facility master planning, and enterprise-wide performance reporting. She is passionate about improving end of life care in the United States and designing regional and national solutions to public health challenges.
Ms. Markowitz’s leadership experience combines strategy development and execution, program development and evaluation, health care delivery operations, quality management and regulatory affairs. She has deep knowledge of the health care sector and innovative approaches to advance population health and address access barriers to care. Ms. Markowitz is known for building highly strategic partnerships to provide health care services and to respond to market needs, matching mission to opportunities.
Ms. Markowitz’s board roles span both public and non-profit institutions, having served consecutive board terms with the District of Columbia’s Board of Medicine (appointee position) and the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match. She currently serves on two non-profit healthcare boards in the DC region and is on the Board of Directors, the Center for Advance Healthcare Learning and Simulation. Ms. Markowitz also serves as adjunct faculty, George Mason University, Department of Health Policy & Administration.
Ms. Markowitz earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Brandeis and a M.S. in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University, School of Public Health.