Mosakowski Institute

Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Professor of Higher Education

John O'Brien, Clark University

John G. O'Brien, immediate past President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care and a national leader in advocating for the health of vulnerable populations, is the new Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, effective in August, 2013. He formerly served as CEO of the Cambridge Health Alliance and Commissioner of Health for the City of Cambridge, and is a past chair of the Board of the Massachusetts Hospital Association. He will play a leadership role in helping to strengthen and catalyze the Mosakowski Institute's work on issues of health and well-being. O'Brien holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard and an M.B.A. in Health Care Administration from Boston University.