Patricia Gail Bray
Consulant, former Vice President for Research
Dr. Patricia Gail Bray is the former Vice President of Research at EHF and currently serves as a consultant to the Foundation.
Community Engagement Officer
Troy serves as a community liaison through two main functions: capacity building with community partners to support their engagement and connection with the community members they serve; and facilitating communication between partner communities/partners and the Foundation.
Written by Troy Bush-DiDonato
- Sep 8, 2015
Suicide is everyone's problem
- Nov 10, 2015
Video Blog: Getting the complete picture of community health
- Feb 15, 2017
The importance of community engagement
Katy is responsible for investigating and evaluating grant proposals and supporting Foundation initiatives through soliciting proposals, conducting due diligence, maintaining communications with stakeholders, and project management related to grant-making.
Written by Katy Butterwick
- Feb 29, 2016
UPDATE: Closing the mental health care gap in East Texas
- Aug 30, 2016
Rethinking the nonprofit funding formula
Vice President for Grant-making
Jo Carcedo is the Episcopal Health Foundation’s Vice President for Grant-Making. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of health and human services developing service delivery systems, implementing programs, allocating resources, and fund development.
Written by Jo Carcedo
- Feb 18, 2015
What Makes a Good Grant Proposal?
- Apr 16, 2015
What Makes a Good Grant Proposal? Part II: Decision-making Variables
- Dec 3, 2015
Can philanthropy and government work together?
- Jun 3, 2016
What to know before applying for federal grants
- Aug 3, 2018
Nail salon workers helped us turn the idea of community-centered health into reality
- Sep 1, 2018
Role of philanthropy during Hurricane Harvey
The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle
IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Bishop Andy Doyle is the ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Born in Illinois and raised in Houston, Bishop Doyle served five years as Canon to the Ordinary prior to his election as bishop in 2008. Bishop Doyle graduated from the University of North Texas with a fine arts degree and earned a Masters of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary prior to his ordination in 1995. He was later awarded a Doctor of Divinity from both Virginia Theological Seminary and the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Bishop Doyle served at Christ Church, Temple and St. Francis, College Station before being appointed Canon to the Ordinary for Bishop Wimberly in 2003. He is a published author, accomplished painter, a trained mediator and is fluent in Spanish. Bishop Doyle's ministry includes a broad range of experience on boards including diocesan foundations, finance and communication, Mission Funding, Executive Board and the Hispanic Commission.
Written by The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle
- May 26, 2017
Bishop's Message: EHF's One Mission
Suzanne is responsible for evaluating the impact of the Foundation’s investments in grant-making, convening, research, and Diocesan engagement.
Written by Suzanne Leahy
- Jul 9, 2015
The Road to Impact: Evaluation
President and CEO
Elena M. Marks is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Episcopal Health Foundation and a nonresident Fellow in Health Policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Written by Elena Marks
- Feb 5, 2015
Welcome to the V1SION Blog!
- Jun 3, 2015
Science should guide health decisions
- Aug 3, 2015
- Sep 15, 2015
In 2015, we need “different” not just “more”
- Jan 12, 2016
Time for a reality check on health insurance
- Mar 21, 2016
Why we take to the road
- Nov 1, 2016
Philanthropy isn't the answer to bad government
- Feb 6, 2017
Making communities healthier means improving health, not just healthcare
- Jun 19, 2017
The American Health Care Act: a civil and moral failure
- Oct 27, 2017
Generosity + Data = Effective use of Hurricane Harvey funds
- Mar 18, 2018
Learn the difference between healthcare and health
- Apr 25, 2018
How YOU can change the conversation to focus on HEALTH, not just healthcare
- Dec 22, 2018
Remember these health insurance ghosts from Christmas past?
- Apr 24, 2019
Improving Children’s Health Starts with Keeping Kids Insured
- Jul 24, 2019
Making our community healthier means improving health, not just healthcare
Executive Assistant (Impact)
Jem supports the Impact team in administrative areas.
Written by Jem Marshall
- May 18, 2016
EHF on the road - making community connections
Alithea supports the President by conducting research and data analysis on a variety of issues relating to the work of the Foundation and the field of philanthropy.
Written by Alithea McFarlane
Guest Blogger Mike Morrisey, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health at Texas A&M University
Dr. Michael A. Morriseyis a Professor of Health Policy & Management at the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University. His research interests are health insurance exchanges, employer-sponsored health insurance, and healthcare regulations.
Written by Guest Blogger Mike Morrisey, Ph.D.
Vice President for Impact
Dr. Lexi Nolen is the Episcopal Health Foundation’s Vice President for Impact. She oversees planning and evaluation to ensure impact through the work of the Foundation and its beneficiaries and partners, as well as continuous learning processes, networking and convening to bring partners together, and the Foundation’s engagement with the Diocese of Texas leadership and outreach ministries.
Written by Lexi Nolen
- Feb 26, 2015
Impact: Three Ideas for Driving Transformational Change Through Joint Learning
- Apr 8, 2015
Why Strategic Philanthropy Makes a Difference
- Jun 22, 2015
EHF's Theory of Change
- Sep 29, 2015
Making decisions using a "health" lens
Director of Communications
Brian oversees all internal and external communications for the Foundation, including website management, video production, public relations, social media, communications consulting and media relations.
Written by Brian Sasser
- Mar 5, 2015
- Apr 28, 2015
The Roseto Connection
- May 21, 2015
Spreading Transformation - the One Simple Way You Can Help
- Jul 15, 2015
Filling the "Rural" Void
- Aug 12, 2015
- Jan 27, 2016
Healing a broken health system
- Jan 15, 2018
Our Viewpoint: Improving population health outcomes by investing in community prevention
- Mar 29, 2018
Guest Post: Let's address hunger and other community determinants of health
Vice President for Applied Research
Dr. Shao-Chee Sim is the Episcopal Health Foundation's Vice President for Applied Research. Dr. Sim comes to EHF after more than 20 years of extensive research, community engagement, planning, and strategy experience within philanthropy, federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs) and nonprofit organizations.
Written by Shao-Chee Sim
- Dec 15, 2015
My road to strategic philanthropy
- Feb 8, 2016
The Good, the Bad, and what's needed next in Texas
- Mar 7, 2016
Do you really understand health insurance terms?
- Apr 20, 2016
New Affordable Care Act numbers reveal "coverage gap" in Texas
- Oct 14, 2016
Are Texans Ready? The Fourth Open Enrollment Period Begins November 1st
- Jan 5, 2017
Enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance reaches record numbers
- Jul 19, 2017
Beyond “To Close Or Not To Close” Rural Hospitals
- Oct 13, 2017
Taking a long view: EHF's rapid-response, data-driven strategy to inform recovery from Hurricane Harvey in Texas
- Jun 5, 2018
What Do The 2018 ACA Enrollment Data Tell Us? A CloserLook At ACA Enrollees In Texas And Nationally
Sandra is responsible for coordinating the learning function of the Foundation, including supporting the Foundation as a learning organization as well as gathering lessons from the evaluation of our investments in grant-making, convening, research, and Diocesan engagement.
Written by Sandra Wegmann
- Mar 11, 2015
Connected Communities: Building Trust Across Difference
- Apr 22, 2015
Simply Sane -- The Potential of Strategic Learning
- Oct 21, 2015
Tackling complexity through Emergent Learning