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NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health CEO Michelle Lewis Recognized by Schneps Media in “Power Women of Manhattan 2024”

Ms. Lewis is recognized as a visionary leader helping to make Manhattan the thriving and vibrant place it is to work, live and do business

Schneps Media is a local media company that reaches over 2 million readers per week across two daily newspapers and a large group of community newspapers, magazines, and websites

Apr 19, 2024

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Lewis, was recognized by Schneps Media as among its “Power Women of Manhattan 2024” awardees. Ms. Lewis is celebrated as an accomplished health care administrator, who has made significant changes to NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health’s strategic direction. From improving the patient experience to increasing access to care on a timely basis, Ms. Lewis has provided direction and coordination for a broad range of initiatives to advance NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health’s organizational success. Schneps Media is a local media company that reaches over 2 million readers per week across two daily newspapers and a large group of community newspapers, magazines, and websites. The full list of honorees is available here.

“I am proud to be recognized by Schneps Media, along with this remarkable group of people, each of whom is certainly a ‘Power Woman of Manhattan,” said Michelle Lewis, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health. “I extend my thanks to my team for their unwavering support, and look forward to continued success in my role.”

Michelle Lewis has over 20 years of experience in leading people, building teams, project management, and expanding health care programs. Prior to joining NYC Health + Hospitals, Ms. Lewis worked for New York Presbyterian Health Systems, where she held various positions, including overseeing the Emergency Services Department and the community-based Ambulatory Care Health Center. Her strong interest in delivering high-quality health care services and supporting the overall well-being of medically-underserved communities is reflected in her achievements during her career as a public health executive. Ms. Lewis collaborated with New York City partners to expeditiously build three state-of-the-art Ambulatory Care Centers over a period of eighteen months to serve communities in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.  These new clinics provide much needed primary and specialty care for those suffering from chronic conditions in those communities. Ms. Lewis received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Lehman College in New York, and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. She is presently an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the Master in Public Administration and Master in Public Health departments.


MEDIA CONTACT: Nash Dunlap, NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, 212-238-7766


About NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health is a Federally Qualified Health care Provider formed in 2012 to enable individuals and families to address their health care needs in their own neighborhoods. Serving more than 100,000 New Yorkers annually in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens, Gotham Health consists of 30 health care sites in all five boroughs of New York City.  Gotham Health provides easy-to-access, high-quality, affordable health care services with a focus on primary care. It is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and building healthy communities, with a focus upon providing patients and families convenient access to high-quality preventive care, such as annual check-ups and immunizations. Health care teams are trained to help patients manage ongoing conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease.

About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.