J. Robin Moon

Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Dr. J. Robin Moon, DPH, MPH, MIA, is co-founder and chief strategy officer of sana solutions LLC, a boutique health advisory consultancy.
She is a Korean-American scholar in social epidemiology, a practitioner and entrepreneur for health equity, and an educator in public health, who is dedicated to anti-racism work, especially the inter-ethnic/racial aspects of that work. She is a seasoned public health and executive management professional with over 25 years of experience in the private (corporate/entrepreneurial and non-profit/philanthropy) and public (government and academia) sectors. She brings her diverse experience into the domains of public health, healthcare, and social welfare system development. Her areas of expertise include health equity strategy, Medicaid and value-based payment reform, care delivery system integration, network management, business process engineering, organizational strategy development, quality improvement, evidence-based practice development, and program evaluation. She is also an entrepreneur and startup strategist in the health and wellness space – she is currently head of strategy at a cognitive fitness and movement startup ThreesPhysiyoga Method. She was Senior Director of System Integration at Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities, where she played a key role in delivery system integration and network management in the Bronx for the NYS Medicaid transformation demonstration. She was Chief Operating Officer at Grameen PrimaCare where she helped create modified universal healthcare for immigrant women in Queens borough. She has also served the Bloomberg Administration as the Mayor’s senior health policy advisor. Prior to her public health career, she worked in non-profit management, philanthropy, and management consulting in Corporate America. Dr. Moon has led various domestic and international research and evaluation initiatives for public health, and developed tools and programs to measure health, economic and social impact. She has spoken at multiple conferences, convenings, and media outlets, on topics of health and non-health alike. Dr. Moon holds a Doctor of Public Health from Harvard University, a Master of Public Health and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Chicago. She is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health, an Adjunct Professor at the CUNY School of Medicine, and a faculty member of the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. She is an Aspen Health Innovators fellow and part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is also a registered yoga teacher, black belt martial artist, and perennial marathon runner.
DPH in Social Epidemiology from Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MA in Economic & Political Development from Columbia University, School of International & Public Affairs, New York, NY
MPH in Health Policy & Management from Columbia University, School of Public Health, New York, NY
BS in Chemistry from The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Research Interests
Social epidemiology, Public health policy and strategy, Urban health, Community health care ecosystem, Health Equity, Social determinants of health and health equity, Structural racism, Health system development and management, Program development and evaluation, Social venture and entrepreneurship, Asset-based community engagement and development
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