BrightFocus Foundation

Community Health Leader Joins BrightFocus Foundation Board of Directors

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Dr. Adam Meyers

Clarksburg, MD (June 3, 2024)—Global brain and vision research nonprofit BrightFocus Foundation has appointed Adam Myers, MD, MHCM, FACHE, CHCQM, CPHRM, as a new member of its board of directors. 

Dr. Myers’ background includes roles advancing community health as chief clinical transformation officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS), where he drove clinical and operational transformation nationwide. He also has served as Cleveland Clinic’s chief of population health, chief medical and operations officer of Texas Health Resources Physician Enterprise, and board member of the Joint Commission. 

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Adam Myers, a longtime advocate for community health, to the board,” said BrightFocus Foundation President and CEO Stacy Pagos Haller. “His vast experience leading organizations to create a more equitable health systems will be instrumental in helping BrightFocus achieve its mission of discovering effective cures for age-related diseases of mind and sight for all populations.” 

"BrightFocus Foundation has long been at the forefront of progress on many neurodegenerative diseases. Our aging population makes continued progress even more essential and impactful. I am honored and thrilled to join the efforts in ensuring a brighter future together," Dr. Myers said. 

See all members of the BrightFocus Board of Directors. 


About BrightFocus Foundation 

BrightFocus Foundation is a premier global nonprofit funder of research to defeat Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Through its flagship research programs — Alzheimer’s Disease Research, National Glaucoma Research, and Macular Degeneration Research — the Foundation has awarded nearly $300 million in groundbreaking research funding over the past 50 years and shares the latest research findings, expert information, and resources to empower the millions impacted by these devastating diseases. Learn more at  



Julia Roth 
BrightFocus Foundation