Senior Program Officer
Marnie Annese serves as senior program officer for the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. She joined the Health Foundation in 2018 as a program officer.
Marnie is a recognized expert in early childhood issues who oversees and develops the Health Foundation’s work for children ages zero to five and maternal health, including Help Me Grow, PEDALS, doula initiatives, and more. Marnie serves as the Health Foundation Racial Equity Impact Analysis Coach.
Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Marnie worked as program coordinator for State University of New York Upstate Medical University where she helped to develop service learning and interprofessional educational opportunities for the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies at Upstate Medical University.
Marnie holds a master’s degree in public health from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Health Services Management and Policy from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She is a graduate of Cohort 9 of the Health Leadership Fellows program, and is also a member of the Onondaga County Infant & Toddler Mental Health Committee.
Marnie enjoys the opportunity to be outdoors cross-country skiing, kayaking, cycling and hiking whether it’s for fun and relaxation or to raise money for causes such as ALS, AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer or animal welfare, among others.
Marnie lives in Syracuse with her wife and their pets.