David C. Pulver, MD, CEO and Founder of The IMA Group, is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College. Since founding IMA thirty years ago, Dr. Pulver has overseen the growth of the company from a single office in White Plains, NY to a network of almost 80 offices in nineteen states and the District of Columbia. During that time, he has also extended the breadth of IMA’s business to a variety of federal, state, and local government clients, occupational health evaluations, commercial independent medical examinations, and clinical research. Dr. Pulver continues to drive the strategic vision of IMA, including expansion opportunities through merger and acquisition.
Barbara J. Young, Vice President of Business Development, joined IMA in 1998. She is the former Medical Relations Coordinator for the New York State Division of Disability Determinations, where she served as a Medical Relations Officer, Contract Manager, and Coordinator of Medical Relations Activities on a statewide basis. As a member of the Central Office Administrative staff, Barbara coordinated special projects for the Social Security Administration and the New York City Human Resources Administration.
Lisa A. Letarte, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Compliance Officer. Lisa joined IMA in 2019 and comes to IMA with over 25 years of experience in human resources and extensive experience in compliance, employment law, and mergers & acquisitions. In her HR role, Lisa oversees employee benefits, payroll, employee relations and talent acquisition for all IMA affiliates. As Chief Compliance officer, Lisa is responsible for the IMA Corporate Compliance program.
Tim Weaver, Vice President of Government Services, joined IMA in 2019. He oversees the operation of IMA’s 70+ medical offices as well our operations center in Albany. Prior to joining IMA, Tim served as Regional Vice President of Operations at Fresenius Medical Care North America, a healthcare company focused on people with renal and other chronic conditions. In this position, Tim was responsible for managing 60 clinics and 30 hospital programs. Tim has extensive experience running complex multi-site health care operations. Tim earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Jennifer Goldfarb, MSN, RN, CCRP, joined IMA in 2019 as Vice President of Clinical Research Operations, providing leadership and oversight for all clinical research operations. She is an internationally-recognized clinical research industry expert and leader, with more than 20 years of nursing, clinical research operations, leadership, and management experience. She is a certified member of the Society for Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) since 2003 and is an elected member of the Board of Directors since 2016. She was elected Treasurer in 2019. Jennifer’s passion is to serve as patient advocate, advancing science and medicine, by leading and strengthening the culture of conducting safe, ethical, and efficient clinical research.
Michael Koenig, Chief Technology Officer, joined IMA in 2010. Michael has over 20 years of software and system development experience. Michael has experience mentoring and building software departments. He has built software for several industries including Healthcare, Automotive, Environmental, Networking, Pharmaceutical and Financial. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in 1985.
James Greenwald, M.D., Ph.D., joined IMA in 2018 as Director of Clinical Research. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and then became a faculty member at the Washington University School of Medicine. He has been a clinical research investigator since 2003. Prior to joining IMA, Dr. Greenwald was the President and Medical Director of Medex Healthcare Research, Inc.
Cathy Toeper, Associate Director of Operations, joined IMA in 1996. She is responsible for the daily operations and staffing for the upstate New York offices. With more than 30 years of experience in the medical field coupled with CAOHC and DOT drug screening certifications, Cathy provides invaluable support and direction to the upstate New York region. In addition to her role as Associate Director, she also manages the company-wide supply chain for psychological testing.
Clifford Gibberman, Director of Human Resources, joined IMA in 2014. He is responsible for both the Human Resources and Compliance functions. He has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, manufacturing and education organizations. Cliff holds a MSILR from New York Institute of Technology and a BA in Political Science from CUNY Queens College.
Gerry Setaro, Medical Operations Manager and OSHA Coordinator, joined IMA in 2008 as a Certified Medical Assistant. She is responsible for the ongoing training and support of IMA’s medical staff. She brings more than 30 years of experience ranging from adult Internal Medicine and Family Practice to Gastroenterology. Prior to her current role, Gerry supervised the day to day operations of our Poughkeepsie and Middletown offices.