Dr. David Hoffman is Associate Professor of Ethics and Health Policy and Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives at Maria College. He recently retired as Director of the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimers Disease in the Office of Health Insurance Programs at the New York State Department of Health. For many years, 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 experience he directed the Bureau of Chronic Disease Services focused on prevention and control of various chronic conditions and community wellness interventions. Dr. Hoffman also serves as a Senior Advisor with Cornerstone Government Affairs.
DPS, Bioethics; Concentration in Health Ethics and Policy, Albany Medical College, Alden March Bioethics Institute
Graduate Certificate of Clinical Ethics, Albany Medical College, Alden March Bioethics Institute
Post Graduate Courses, SUNYA School of Education
MEd, Student Personnel Administration, Springfield College
BA, Social Welfare, Concentrations: Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of New Haven
Clinical Professor, UAlbany School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy Management and Behavior, Albany New York
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College, Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany New York
Director, Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimers Disease, Division of Long Term Care, Office of Health Insurance Programs, formerly Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, LTC Restructuring, and Partnership, Office of Long Term Care, New York State Department of Health, September 2010 – July 2018
Director of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Office of Long Term Care, New York State Department of Health, November 2008 – September 2010
Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services, New York State Department of Health, April 2001 – November 2008
Assistant Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services, New York State Department of Health, April 1999 –April 2001
Director, Chronic Disease Assistance Programs, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services, New York State Department of Health, July 1996 – April 1999
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Contributions:
- Healthy Brain Initiative: Road Map for State and Local Public Health
- Caregiving for Family and Friends—Data for Public Health Action
December 2018, American Journal of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias; Empowering Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease To Avoid Unwanted Medical Care: A Look At The Dementia Care Triad Wayne Shelton, PhD, Evelyn Tenenbaum, JD, Kevin Costello, MD, David Hoffman, DPS; First Published December 13, 2018 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/1533317518817614
December 2018, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors; Lecturer, Orientation for New State Officials; Webinar Live.
November 2018, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Policy Whitepaper Series; Investing in the Future: Why Preventing Chronic Disease is Essential – Prevention Works; Hoffman,D, Mertzlufft,J: https://www.chronicdisease.org/page/WhitePapers
July 2018, Alzheimers Association International Conference, Chicago, Ill., Strengthening the Public Health to Alzheimers: Update to the Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map; David Hoffman DPS; Jason Karlawish, MD; David Marquez, PhD; Lisa McGuire, PhD; Robert Egge.
June 2018, National Governors Association/Alzheimers Association Summit Briefing on Alzheimers Disease, Washington DC: State Alzheimers Disease Programs Update, D Hoffman, M French.
May 2018, New York State Alzheimers Disease Conference Plenary, Albany New York: Best Practices and Future Directions in Dementia Care Across the Globe. Hoffman, D.
May 2018, National Alzheimers Association Webinar: "Family" Caregiving: The Frontline of Dementia Care. Hoffman, D., Bouldin, E., Gallant, M. Alzheimer's Association's, YouTube Public Health playlist