Alice Bonner Elected to Fallon Health Board of Directors

Worcester, MA, August 26, 2020 — Fallon Health, a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care services organization, is pleased to announce the recent election of Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, FAAN, to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Bonner to Fallon Health’s Board of Directors,” said Frederick M. Misilo, Jr., Esq., Chairman of the Board at Fallon Health. “Her insights into aging and dedication to addressing senior issues are vitally important as Fallon continues to expand its breadth of expertise with this growing population.”

Dr. Bonner brings over 25 years’ experience in creating and improving age-friendly health systems to Fallon’s board. Her work includes terms as Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and as Director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) nursing home division. She is a geriatric nurse practitioner and currently serves as Director of Strategic Partnerships for the CAPABLE Program and Adjunct Faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She is also Senior Advisor for Aging at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

“As a proven champion for older adults and family caregivers, Dr. Bonner brings a strong and compassionate voice to our board,” said Richard Burke, the President and CEO of Fallon Health. “We are thrilled to have her at Fallon and know her expertise will help guide us on a path that includes a commitment to government programs, and in particular those for older adults.”

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to work alongside my fellow board members as we support Fallon’s mission of improving the health of members and the communities it serves through innovative programs and a focus on issues such as empowering older adults,” said Dr. Bonner.

Dr. Bonner received her Bachelor of Arts in biology and society from Cornell University, her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Columbia University, her Master’s in Nursing from the University of Lowell and her Doctorate in nursing from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, Mass.

Melissa Randall
Corporate Communications Manager, Fallon Health

About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products.