Howard Epstein, MD was born and raised in Cleveland and grew up in The Temple. A graduate of the CWRU School of Medicine, he is a Rheumatologist at the Cleveland Clinic. In the past, he has served on the Boards of Bellefaire-JCB, and Montefiore and was president of the NEO Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Currently he serves on the board of trustees of Menorah Park, Great Lakes Theater and is Chair of The Musical Theater Project. As a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight Mid Atlantic, Howard helps fly patients who must travel long distances to specialized medical care. He lives in Pepper Pike with his husband, Gregg Levine.