Kathleen M. Burke
Health Law Section
Kathleen M. Burke of Manhattan is the new chair of the 1,266-member Health Law Section.
Burke is the vice president-board relations, secretary and counsel to New York Presbyterian Hospital. Previously, she served as the secretary of the New York Hospital.
A 27-year member of the State Bar, Burke most recently served as chair-elect of the Health Law Section. She was chair of the section's Committee on Ethical Issues in the Provision of Healthcare. She was a member of the Elder Law Section and the Committee on Mass Disaster Response. She also serves on the Health Law Committee of the New York City Bar.
Burke is a magna cum laude graduate of Marymount Manhattan College and earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. She lives in Manhattan.