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)

Ms. Portillo joined the the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) and the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) in 2014. She works to maintain memberships and marketing efforts for NBHA and NOF.

Member spotlight

Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education/American Bone Health

The Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education (FORE) is the premier resource for osteoporosis information and education and bone health promotion in Northern California and a national leader in developing proven models for treatment, intervention and prevention of osteoporosis throughout the cycle of life and among diverse populations.

The mission of American Bone Health is to mobilize communities with timely bone health information that supports strong and healthy bones and prevents osteoporosis and fractures. Established by the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education (FORE) as a community-based, chapter-driven, health organization, American Bone Health builds capacity for local community outreach through technical support, programs and public awareness campaigns. We engage public advocates for osteoporosis prevention, detection and treatment.