David's BioDr. David P. Hoffman is a senior advisor at Cornerstone Government Affairs, working closely with the firm’s health practice group. David also serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives at Maria College in Albany, NY, a clinical professor at the State University at Albany School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy Management and Behavior, and an adjunct assistant professor at Albany Medical College Alden March Bioethics Institute.
For many years, David directed the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimers Disease in the Office of Health Insurance Programs at the New York State Department of Health. In this position he managed all dementia programming; traumatic brain injury education efforts, Money Follows the Person – a home and community rebalancing initiative, Medicaid Long Term Care Home and Community Based Waiver Programs, the Partnership for Long Term Care insurance program and represented the Health Department on the Geriatric Mental Health Planning Council.
Prior to that service, David directed the Bureau of Chronic Disease Services where he supervised Cancer Screening and Education, Diabetes Control & Prevention, Healthy Community Programs and other activities.
David chairs Policy Committee of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, a national membership organization. He has served on a number of state and federal advisory groups, including the National Advisory Council for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Care and Services where he chaired the Committee on Long Term Services and Supports and served on the Committee on Ethics; he also serves on: the Board of Directors of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Advisory Council, Board of ProVention Health Foundation, the National Campaign for Public Health, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Speakers Bureau, and National Leadership Group for the Healthy Brain Initiative. In addition to his other credentials, David holds a Doctorate in Bioethics from Albany Medical College Alden March Bioethics Institute.
David also serves as a consultant to National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at CDC, and the UCONN Health Center, Farmington Ct., and Faculty to the National Governor’s Association Health Policy Academies. David has recent publications in the Journal Health Affairs and Preventing Chronic Disease, the latest article on caregiver health. David’s work has been recognized by numerous organizations and he is the recipient of several honors including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the “Partners in Public Health Improvement Honor Award”, the NACDD “Award for Outstanding Leadership”, and the Alzheimers Association of NENY “Outstanding Community Advocate.”