Owner and CEO
Donna Tortoretti RN, MS, BSN, BA, CMAC
Donna M. Tortoretti is an accomplished health care entrepreneur. Donna played a pivotal role in developing entrepreneurship within the school of nursing at a major university medical center and was the first CEO at a Center for Nursing Entrepreneurship. In this role Donna developed over a 5 million dollar enterprise that fiscally supported a university school of nursing. She is recognized both nationally and internationally as a catalyst in new health care innovations, health promotion and entrepreneurial health care delivery systems.
Donna also developed unique health solutions that addressed predicative risk reduction, consumer self care management and chronic disease interventions for various populations. In addition, Donna has co-founded and successfully launched several health care start up businesses. She is a principal partner in 5 business ventures.
Ms. Tortoretti received her BSN and BA from Alfred University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She completed a Master’s of Science in Health Systems Leadership from the University of Rochester with high honors. Donna has also accomplished post graduate studies in Biotechnology, Business and Entrepreneurship at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, the University of Syracuse-Whitman School of Management, Babson College-Center of Entrepreneurship and Harvard University’s business school.
Alexander Lupenko, MD, CMM
Alexander Lupenko is a senior medical advisor for Passport Health. He joined the team in 2005 and has been serving the health needs of international travelers as the owner of Passport Health in New York City and Long Island. In addition to his duties as Senior Medical Advisor and owner, he has also been instrumental in leading the team of programmers and IT specialists in the development of PASSageware, the electronic medical records (EMR) program.
Dr. Lupenko, born and raised in New York City, received his Bachelors in Science in Biology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1978. He continued his studies to receive his medical degree through Stony Brook University’s medical exchange program with the Nicholas Kopernicus Medical Academy in Krakow, Poland.
He completed his internal medicine residency at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens. During this time, he also had training at St. John’s Hospital in Forest Hills, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, and St. Mary’s Hospital in Bedford Stuyvesant.
After completing his fellowship in infectious diseases at The Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn in 1989, he joined the Queens-Long Island Medical Group, P.C. It is here that Dr. Lupenko served on the Board of Directors of Queens-Long Island Medical, and he served as Chairman for the Quality Improvement Committee in the Nassau-Queens Division as well. Part of his history also includes working in the Department of Internal Medicine at both the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and in Syosset. In Syosset, he also served as the Chairman for the Infection Control Committee.
Dr. Lupenko is also affiliated with the International Society of Travel Medicine and the American Society of Travel Medicine and Hygiene. When he is not in the office, he enjoys taking his camera around to experiment with photography, and his incredible pictures demonstrate his talent. His other interests include skiing, scuba diving, traveling, and boating, but most of all he values spending time with his two sons.