Donald F. Schwarz


Donald Schwarz, MD, PhD, joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation after serving as deputy mayor for health and opportunity and health commissioner for the City of Philadelphia. In his role as deputy mayor, he oversaw the Departments of Human Services and Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services and the Office of Supportive Housing. Before entering government service, Schwarz was Mary D. Ames Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Pennsylvania Schools of Medicine and Nursing at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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