Odin Erickson Joins as the Healthfirst Foundation Director

May 23, 2024

The Healthfirst Foundation announced the appointment of Odin Erickson as its new Director joining Healthfirst in May 2023. Mr. Erickson is responsible for leading the Healthfirst Foundation and helping it achieve its mission of reducing inequality and advancing a more just healthcare system. He brings a wealth of experience in healthcare strategy, grantmaking and program management and brings exceptional leadership to the Healthfirst Foundation. “I am excited to leverage my experience to help guide the Healthfirst Foundation and improve health equity in our community” stated Odin Erickson, Director, Healthfirst Foundation. Prior to joining Healthfirst Mr. Erickson served as a Program Officer at the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation, the largest healthcare specific funder in New York State. Odin holds a B.S. of Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

As New York continues to face many obstacles toward healthcare, the Healthfirst Foundation remains dedicated to advancing health equity and helping New Yorkers.