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Interact for Health’s 16-member Board of Directors oversees the foundation’s operations, finances and grant making. Members serve three-year terms.


  • Chair: Woodrow Uible, Principal, Bartlett and Co
  • Vice Chair: Rick Williams, President and CEO, The Home Ownership Center of Greater Cincinnati
  • Immediate Past Chair: Jeanne-Marie Tapke, Principal, Tapke Leadership Consultants
  • President and CEO: Dr. O'dell M. Owens, Interact for Health


  • Jeanette Altenau, Director of Community Relations, TriHealth
  • Jagdish Bhati, Founder and CEO, Serene Suites Premier Memory Care
  • Michael Chasnoff, CEO and Founder, Truepoint Wealth Counsel
  • Dr. Uma Kotagal, Senior Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Professor, University of Cincinnati
  • Chris Makaroff, Professor and Dean, Miami University
  • Denisha Porter, Director, All-In Cincinnati
  • Brewster Rhoads, Principal, Brewster Rhoads & Associates
  • Mary Ronan, Superintendent, Norwood City School District
  • Julie Geisen Scheper, retired, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Covington
  • Allison Tepper, retired, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Kenneth Washington, clinical psychologist, former consultant to National Football League
  • Bryan Wright, Executive Director, Cincinnati Compass

Governance policies

The following documents detail the governance policies of Interact for Health, formerly The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, and its Board of Directors.

  • Feb 25, 2021

    Funding available for opioid projects that reduce harm, increase access to treatment

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  • Feb 17, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccine FAQ now available

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  • Feb 15, 2021

    Dr. O’dell Owens to retire from Interact for Health

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  • Feb 15, 2021

    Q&A: Carol McGruder, founding member and co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council

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  • Feb 10, 2021

    Most Greater Cincinnati adults follow COVID-19 safety measures

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  • Feb 10, 2021

    As pandemic’s tide begins to turn, stay motivated in COVID-19 fight

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