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Alliance for Children's Mental Health Advisory Board

 

The Advisory Board of The Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health brings together Morgan Stanley business leaders and experts in medicine and philanthropy with prominent leaders in the mental health field. Together they work to deliver the strategic priorities of the Alliance and to guide it in its mission of supporting mental health in children, adolescents and young adults.

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Edward (Ted) Pick

Edward (Ted) Pick

Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley

Chair, Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health Advisory Board

 

Edward (Ted) Pick is the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley. Before becoming CEO in 2024, Mr. Pick served as Morgan Stanley’s Co-President, Co-Head of Firm Strategy and Head of the Institutional Securities Group, overseeing Investment Banking, Equities, Fixed Income, Global Capital Markets and Research. In previous roles, Mr. Pick was Global Head of Sales and Trading, engineering a turnaround of the firm’s Fixed Income Division. As Head of Institutional Equities, he led that business to a leading global position. He also served as Head of Equity Capital Markets, helping the firm actively raise capital during the financial crisis. Mr. Pick joined Morgan Stanley in 1990 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2002. He is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee (2012), Management Committee (2008) and Morgan Stanley-MUFG Steering Committee (2013). Mr. Pick graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Middlebury College (1990) and received an MBA from Harvard Business School (1994). He is a Trustee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2018) and serves on the MET’s Nominating & Governance Committees. Mr. Pick is Chair of the Advisory Board for the Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health and a board member of the Institute of International Finance.

Joan Steinberg

Joan Steinberg

Global Head of Philanthropy, President, Morgan Stanley Foundation

CEO, Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health Advisory Board

 

Joan Steinberg is the Global Head of Philanthropy and President of the Morgan Stanley Foundation. After nine years in the nonprofit sector, Ms. Steinberg joined Morgan Stanley in 1997. She currently oversees Morgan Stanley’s global philanthropic programs, including strategic planning and execution, employee engagement, and corporate and Foundation grantmaking totaling more than $100 million annually. More than 75% of the Firm’s 80,000+ employees are active in these programs. Ms. Steinberg currently serves as member of the board of the Hispanic Federation.

Margaret Boasberg

Margaret Boasberg

Partner, The Bridgespan Group

 

Margaret Boasberg is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office. Since joining Bridgespan in 2000, Margaret has worked extensively on issues related to mental health, with many of the leading nonprofits and philanthropies in the field. She currently heads the Public Health area of expertise. Margaret has deep experience in strategic planning for organizations focusing on disadvantaged populations to help them scale their impact. She also has worked extensively with institutional philanthropies and high net worth individuals to design and execute philanthropic strategies. Margaret earned her BA from Yale University and her MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

Founding President and Medical Director of the Child Mind Institute

 

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, is the founding president and medical director of the Child Mind Institute. One of the nation’s leading child and adolescent psychiatrists, he is known as an innovator in the field, a strong advocate for child mental health and a master clinician. Dr. Koplewicz has been repeatedly recognized in America’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America and New York Magazine‘s “Best Doctors in New York,” and was named one of WebMD’s 2014 Health Heroes for his advocacy on behalf of children with mental health and learning disorders. He is the past director of the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 

John MacPhee

John MacPhee

Executive Director/CEO of the Jed Foundation (JED)

 

John MacPhee brings 25 years of leadership experience to his role as CEO of The Jed Foundation, a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. JED partners with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention approaches, and equips emerging adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other. Passionate about supporting young adults, John advises the S. Jay Levy Fellowship for Future Leaders at City College, Trek Medics, Crisis Text Line, the Health Policy and Management Department at the Mailman School of Public Health, and HIV Hero. John is a recipient of The Allan Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence in the field of public health from Columbia University. He earned a BA and MPH from Columbia University, and an MBA from New York University.

David R. McGhee

David R. McGhee

Chief Executive Officer, The Steve Fund

 

David R. McGhee is an experienced change agent and servant leader in the non-profit, government, higher education, and philanthropic sectors. He is dedicated to empowering marginalized communities and strongly advocates for the well-being of children, youth, families, and communities. McGhee has held leadership roles in prominent organizations such as The Schultz Family Foundation and The Skillman Foundation and has designed, developed, and delivered strategies, programs, and initiatives at the national and local levels. He is known for his ability to execute organizational development and change efforts effectively and inspire teams to achieve significant results. McGhee's commitment to service is reflected in his involvement in various national boards and committees and his role as an adjunct professor at Oakland University and Mott Community College. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oakland University and a master's from Central Michigan University.

Mark Del Monte, JD

Mark Del Monte, JD

CEO/Executive Vice President, The American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Mark Del Monte, JD serves as the CEO/Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In this capacity, Mark leads a strong executive team for the organization which serves 67,000 pediatrician, pediatric medical subspecialist, and pediatric surgical specialist members. Prior to this role, Mark served as the AAP’s Chief Deputy and Senior Vice President for Advocacy and External Affairs where he directed the organization’s communications, public relations and advocacy activities.

 

Before joining the AAP’s Washington, DC office in 2005, Mark served as Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families, a national organization advocating for children and families with HIV/AIDS. Mark began his career working as a lawyer in his home state of California, providing direct legal services to low-income children and families affected by HIV.

 

Mark holds a law degree from the University of California (Berkeley) and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Gonzaga University.

David Stark, MD

David Stark, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Morgan Stanley

 

David Stark is Morgan Stanley’s Chief Medical Officer and Global Head of Benefits where he leads an organization responsible for the health and wellbeing of the Firm’s 80,000+ employees and their families in 40+ countries. David is also a Trustee of the Morgan Stanley Foundation and serves on the Investment Committee of Morgan Stanley Inclusive Ventures Lab. David joined Morgan Stanley in 2018 from Mount Sinai Health System, where he was the founder and director of Lab100, Medical Director of the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare, and an Assistant Professor of Health System Design and Global Health. David serves on the Board of the Business Group on Health and is on the Advisory Board of Employer Health Innovation Roundtable. David also serves on the Board of HealthRight International, a global nonprofit that addresses health and human rights issues in marginalized populations. David is a licensed physician, board certified in pediatric neurology and clinical informatics. He received his B.S. in biology from Yale University, his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and his M.S. in biomedical informatics from Stanford. He lives in New York City with his husband and their three children.

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and Columbia University Irving Medical Center

 

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD, is the Ruane Professor for the Implementation of Science for Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and Columbia University; and Acting Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, a collaborative program between NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also Co-Director of both the National Institute of Mental Health T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Translational Research in Child Psychiatric Disorders and the Whitaker Scholar Program in Developmental Neuropsychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

 

Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who uses molecular and translational neuroscience research tools in the pursuit of new treatments for autism spectrum disorder and pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Prior to joining the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia in 2014, Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele was Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he was also an Associate Professor and Medical Director for the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Sherrie Rollins Westin

Sherrie Rollins Westin

President and Interim CEO, Sesame Workshop

 

Sherrie Westin is President and Interim CEO of Sesame Workshop, the global impact nonprofit behind Sesame Street. Westin directs the Workshop’s efforts to provide impactful early learning through a broad variety of media as well as targeted social impact and research initiatives that address a wide range of critical issues facing children and families around the world.

 

Westin was named a “Leading Global Thinker” by Foreign Policy Magazine, one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” and to Forbes’ “50 Over 50” list. She was also recognized with the Smithsonian’s “American Ingenuity Award” and the Thomas Jefferson Medal for Citizen Leadership.

 

Westin is Board Chair of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, serves as a director of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, Communities in Schools, and Vital Voices Global Partnership and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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