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Marna Borgstrom, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy); President and CEO, Yale New Haven Health System

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Marna Borgstrom, MPH



Marna P. Borgstrom, ’79 M.P.H. began her career at Yale New Haven Hospital over 37 years ago. Her varied roles have taken her form post-graduate fellowship, to various staff and management roles, to her promotion in 1994 to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office at Yale New Haven Hospital. In 2005, she assumed the position of CEO of Yale New Haven Hospital & CEO of Yale New Haven Health and now serves as the CEO of both organizations.

Marna chairs the boards of the Healthcare Institute and the Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare and is the past chair of Vizient, a Dallas, Texas-based healthcare company. She serves on several other boards including the Connecticut Hospital Association and New Haven Promise.

Marna has been the recipient of several awards recognizing her advocacy and community involvement including the AHA Grassroots Champion Award, the Anti- Defamation League Torch of Liberty Award, The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award and Business New Haven Business Person of the Year. She was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Quinnipiac University and a Doctor of Business Administration by the University of New Haven. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and was awarded a Master’s of Public Health by Yale School of Public Health.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health (1979)
  • BA
    Stanford University (1976)

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