Adolph P. Falcón, M.P.P.
Executive Vice President
Mr. Falcón, Executive Vice President, provides leadership and management for the Alliance’s program portfolio and development efforts. He also oversees the science and policy portfolio of the Alliance, including serving as Director of the Alliance’s Healthy Americas Institute at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. A nationally recognized expert on Hispanic health policy, he played a leading role in the landmark Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Act of 1990 and most recently has been active in the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, Personal Care Products Safety Act, and regulatory efforts to improve quality of care.
Mr. Falcón currently serves as principal investigator for the Healthy Americas Initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Healthy Americas Fund supported by the Kresge Foundation developing the research to support and human and financial capital to foster healthy communities. He previously served as principal investigator for initiatives funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, Ford Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Newman’s Own Foundation among others. Mr. Falcón is a board member and treasurer of the National Human Services Assembly and ChangeLab Solutions and serves on the advisory boards of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, Partnership to Improve Patient Care, and Sesame Street in Communities among others. He previously served on the Boards of the Children’s Safety Network, Public Finance Project, U.S. Programs Committee of Save the Children, and the Welfare Information Network among others.
In a career committed to the policies and services that serve the aspirations of Hispanic communities, prior to joining the Alliance Mr. Falcón was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hispanic Policy, a Ziegler Fellow in Civil Rights and Human Liberties, a senior associate at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and a family services program director at the Hill Health Center. He received his Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.