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The Wright Center names Associate Vice President of Grants Operations


Scranton, Pa. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Tom Glaser, a Northeast Pennsylvania native with extensive experience in public health administration, has been named Associate Vice President of Grants Operations at The Wright Center for Community Health and The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.

Prior to joining The Wright Center in August as the Post-Awards Grants Manager, Glaser served as the Department Administrator at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center-Mailman School of Public Health, New York, for 18 years. He also worked with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as Deputy Director of Operations. In this new position, Glaser will provide internal leadership and administrative supervision for Wright Center programs funded by federal, state and private funds, ensuring grants accomplish program initiatives and meet compliance and reporting requirements.

“We are very fortunate to have this talented and experienced professional in our grants department, and will surely benefit from his expertise in this leadership role,” said Lisa Baumann, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Wright Center.

“I look forward to contributing to the community-centric operations of The Wright Center by shepherding the financial resources we are entrusted with, and working closely with our dedicated teams to ensure we act as responsible stewards of the funds we gratefully receive,” Glaser said.

Glaser earned his master’s degree in public administration from Baruch College, City University of New York, Graduate School of Public Affairs, and his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh. A Moscow ntive, he now resides in Jessup.

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