Our Team

Deborah Winn-Horvitz, MS
President & CEO, JAA

Deborah Winn-Horvitz is President and CEO of the Jewish Association on Aging, where she has responsibility for a comprehensive network of skilled residential and non-residential services for the elderly based in the Squirrel Hill area of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the JAA in 2011, Winn-Horvitz spent 20 years in academic medicine, including leadership roles at both UPMC and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Jewish Aging Services, the Faith Based Network, and the Pittsburgh Care Partnership, as well as a trustee of the Jewish Women’s Foundation. She is a mentor and preceptor for the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. In 2015, Debbie was appointed to Governor Wolf’s transition team for Aging Services, and was a Health Care Heroes finalist for the City of Pittsburgh. She obtained her undergraduate degree from SUNY Albany, Master’s degree in Health Administration from Sage Graduate School, and completed additional coursework at the Katz Graduate School of Business.

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