Nwando Olayiwola

Dr. Nwando Olayiwola is the inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President of Humana, Inc., a role she commenced in April 2021. Prior to this, she served as the Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Chief of Family Health Services at The Ohio State University, where she also founded the Center for Primary Care Innovation and Transformation. She is an internationally renowned board-certified family physician, public health professional, health systems redesign leader, workforce diversity and inclusion champion and primary care transformation pioneer. She is an accomplished health executive with extensive leadership experience. She is a respected innovator and expert in harnessing technology and creative solutions to increase access to care for underserved and disenfranchised populations, health equity, global health system strengthening and primary care redesign, developing strategic partnerships, creating novel and national programs, implementing diversity, equity and inclusion focused programs, physician leadership, clinical medicine and scholarly and creative writing. She is a tireless advocate for women across the globe and contributes to or designs numerous highly impactful programs that improve the lives and health of women. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition/Pre-Medicine at the Ohio State University, Summa Cum Laude and With Distinction, and her medical degree from the Ohio State University/ Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She completed her residency training in family medicine at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she was a Chief Resident.

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