About Georganne Chapin
Georganne Chapin is the founding executive director of Intact America, an organization that is changing the way Americans think about circumcision.
For 25 years, Chapin served as President and CEO of
Hudson Health Plan, a highly respected and innovative not-for-profit health plan for low-income New Yorkers. In 2005, she founded the Hudson Center for Health Equity and Quality, a policy and technology organization which she still leads, and in 2009 — together with a group of other activists — she raised funds to start Intact America.
Chapin has written and spoken widely about social justice, health care reform and bioethical issues. She is frequently quoted in the press, and has been interviewed on television, radio and the Web in the United States and abroad.
Chapin holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Barnard College, her M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University, and a J.D., cum laude, with certificates in Health Law and International Law from Pace University School of Law. She has taught as an adjunct professor of bioethics and disability/Medicaid law at Pace.
Chapin lives in New York's Hudson River Valley.