Martha Wagner Weinberg

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Martha Wagner Weinberg is a consultant who has worked extensively with public and nonprofit entities (including universities, academic medical centers and foundations) on issues of policy, strategy, recruitment and program design. She previously served as Chief of Staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and was Vice President for Project Management and Chief of Staff at Partners Healthcare System at its founding in 1995. Ms. Weinberg advised the Rappaport Charitable Foundation when it established Harvard's Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and Suffolk University's Rappaport Honors Program in Law and Public Policy. Formerly a professor of political science at MIT, she is the author of Managing the State, co-editor with Walter Dean Burnham of American Politics and Public Policy, and the author of articles on leadership in the private and public sectors. Ms. Weinberg received her PhD from Harvard and her BA from Smith College.