Boris Vilgorin is the Health Care Strategy Officer at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU. In this role, he provides technical assistance to all publicly funded mental health and substance abuse agencies in New York State. He has over twenty years of experience in health and human services.

Mr. Vilgorin was previously the Vice President of Managed Care & Business Development at Federal Employment & Guidance Services (FEGS). He oversaw Managed Care Contracts and Services for their behavioral health network, which consisted of programs serving persons with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities in New York City and Long Island. Previously, Mr. Vilgorin worked at Magellan Behavioral Health, where he worked on a development and implementation team and served as a contract manager for their ambulatory care network.

Mr. Vilgorin has assisted with the development of new businesses, designing and implementing projects that range from $1 million to $40 million.  He served on the New York State Office of Mental Health Clinic Restructuring Stakeholder Workgroup, and helped implement the New York State Department of Health Chronic Illness Demonstration Project, PROS and Health Home services. He has served on DSRIP, PPS Senior, and Executive Committees, and on the board of Independ Practice Association (IPA).

Mr. Vilgorin earned his BA in Psychology from the City College of New York, and his Master’s in Public Administration (Executive Program) from Baruch College.