Dr. Nwando Olayiwola is the inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President of Humana, Inc., a role she commenced in April 2021. In this role, she is responsible for setting a health equity agenda and strategy to promote health equity across all Humana lines of business, including its care delivery assets. She is also responsible for defining enterprise-wide measures for equity, designing a health equity lens for improvement, setting goals and coordinating efforts to achieve true health equity for millions of patients and members across the nation.
Prior to this, she served as the Chair & Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she was also the Founding Director of the Center for Primary Care Innovation and Transformation and Chief of Family Health Services in one of the nation’s largest academic family medicine departments.
She also serves as a Board-certified practicing family physician Heart of Ohio Community Health Center, serving a largely medically underserved patient population.