National Bone Health Alliance
Strong Bones America

Staff

NBHA staff work closely with its member organizations and other experts to implement initiatives, communications, activities and events in support of the Alliance’s vision. Learn more about the NBHA staff.

David Lee, MPA

Executive Director (David.Lee@nbha.org)

Mr. Lee joined the NBHA as executive director in March 2011 and brings to the organization more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management and executive leadership.  Prior to this position, Mr. Lee was the deputy director of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health’s Biomarkers Consortium, a public-private partnership endeavoring to identify and qualify biological markers in a number of disease areas.  Other previous positions include director of program policy at Last Acts Partnership and director of programs and operations at the American Digestive Health Foundation. Mr. Lee has a master’s degree in public administration from The American University and bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nebraska.

Debbie Zeldow, MBA

Senior Director, Clinical Programs (debbie.zeldow@nbha.org)

Ms. Zeldow joined the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) in 2013 and oversees NBHA’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) portfolio including; FLS Demonstration Project, Fracture Prevention CENTRAL, and the FLS Reimbursement Working Group.

Ms. Zeldow has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management, forging partnerships and collaborations, policy and program development, and marketing.  Prior to joining NBHA, Ms. Zeldow was Chief Operating Officer for the Alliance for Aging Research where she defined the organization's strategic priorities and positions on key issues, developed its programmatic portfolio, and managed its operations. Prior to her position with the Alliance, Ms. Zeldow held staff positions with the American Institute for Cancer Research and the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Ms. Zeldow holds a M.B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Communications from The American University.

 

Andrea Portillo

Marketing, Membership and Fundraising Manager at the National Bone Health Alliance (andrea.portillo@nbha.org)

Member spotlight

MHE Research Foundation

The MHE Research Foundation: Mission is to REACH, advance & support the following. RESEARCH: To assist and support researchers in order to one day discover a cure for MHE EDUCATION: To provide vital clinical informational guides to both families and physicians ADVOCACY: Bring awareness about this disease throughout the world CLINICAL: To provide directories to families enabling them to locate the medical care they require HOPE: bring a better quality of life to the families affected by MHE.