Deborah Rose, PsyD
New York, NY
Deborah Rose is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of designing and scaling new initiatives in the healthcare industry. She has extensive experience working with managed Medicaid, procurement and grant writing, nonprofit management, integrated care, care coordination, program development, supported housing and homeless service models, stakeholder engagement, and social determinants of health.
Before joining HMA, Dr. Rose served as deputy chief operating officer at the Institute for Community Living where she provided administrative leadership to a team of 1,200 employees across 65 sites throughout New York City. While there, she authored and received multiple private, state, and federal grants for several programs.
Her previous work included serving as the director of behavioral health – health and community-based services for Healthfirst under the Medicaid Health and Recovery Plan. In that role, she served as a lead for New York State’s only behavioral value-based payment pilot program resulting in more than $1 million in Medicaid savings.
Dr. Rose has extensive clinical experience with a variety of underserved populations in human services and held executive leadership positions in non-profit and community-based agencies. She strived to improve access and delivery of person-centered services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), mental illness and substance use disorders.
Earlier appointments in her career include deputy director of behavioral health at Rikers Island, director of assisted outpatient treatment at the Bellevue Hospital Medical Center, and director of ambulatory behavioral health at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers.
Dr. Rose is a New York State licensed psychologist. She earned a doctorate in clinical psychology and a master’s degree in applied psychology from Long Island University. She also earned a bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University. Dr. Rose maintains certification in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.