PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia FIGHT has announced the hiring of Barbara L. Bungy, MPH, MBA as the new Chief Operating Officer for FIGHT’s Community Health Centers. A member of the FIGHT Board of Directors since 2012, Ms. Bungy most recently served as the Board Secretary. She will begin on March 7, 2016.
Ms. Bungy brings outstanding leadership to the Philadelphia FIGHT team. Over the past eight years, Barbara has been employed by Drexel University College of Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in several management positions including the Executive Director for the Center of the Urban Child, HIV Prevention Services Program Manager, and the Director of Grant Funded Programs within the Dorothy Mann Center for Pediatric & Adolescent HIV, a comprehensive primary and specialty HIV/AIDS care provider for HIV exposed newborns and HIV positive infants, children, adolescents as well as their affected families.
In her new role, Ms. Bungy will lead the clinical and administrative operations of FIGHT’s Federal Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC). “We’re truly excited to welcome Barbara to our senior management team,” said Executive Director Jane Shull. “She has been an outstanding Board Member at FIGHT, and a valued community partner and volunteer for many years. We’re confident that she is the perfect fit for this newly-created position.”
A graduate of Rowan University, Ms. Bungy earned two Master’s Degrees from Drexel University, an MPH in Public Health and an MBA in Business Administration. Barbara is a results-oriented individual who brings a wealth of knowledge in clinical operations, management, and systems in support of Philadelphia FIGHT’s mission and vision.