Barbara Netter is Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors and Co-Founder of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy. Mrs. Netter is a practicing therapist in New York and Connecticut. She served as staff therapist at Pelham Family Services, Pelham, NY, for twenty years.
Mrs. Netter has held a private practice for the past fifteen years. She was facilitator at the Den for Grieving Kids of Family Centers for twelve years. In 2003, Mrs. Netter was awarded the Louise Grisafi Community Health Award in recognition of her volunteer contributions to the community.
In addition to serving as ACGT’s President, she serves on the Board of the Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania, and the Advisory Board of the Women’s Health Initiative, Greenwich Hospital. Mrs. Netter serves on the Advisory Board of the School of American Ballet, New York City, and is a Patron of the Arts supporting Alvin Ailey Co. and Connecticut Ballet, to name a few. In 2011, Mrs. Netter received the Spirit of Greenwich award for her contributions to the community. In 2013, Mrs. Netter received an honorary doctorate degree of humane letters from Quinnipiac University. The Connecticut Council of Philanthropy awarded Mrs. Netter with the John H. Flier Award in 2015.
Mrs. Netter is a graduate of New York University, attended the Family Institute of Westchester and received her M.S. from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.