Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation PIK Professor of Population Health and Health Equity at the University of Pennsylvania. From 2003 to 2017, she was the president and chief executive officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the largest U.S. philanthropy organization dedicated to health. She is a member of the boards of directors of General Electric Co. and Hess Corp., and previously served as a director at Genworth Financial Inc. and Beckman Coulter Inc. She is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, The American Philosophical Society, and is on the board of regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

She is a Board of Fellows at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey served on numerous federal advisory committees including the Task Force on Aging Research, the Office of Technology Assessment Panel on Preventive Services for Medicare Beneficiaries, the Institute of Medicine's Panel on Disease and Disability Prevention among Older Adults. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. She attended University of Washington & SUNY Stony Brook. Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey earned her Medical Degree (MD) at Harvard Medical School followed by a Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
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