Dr. Stephanie Cox-Batson
After a nationwide search, Unity Well being Care welcomes Dr. Stephanie Cox-Batson as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cox-Batson joins Unity Well being Care from Chicago’s Close to North Well being, a Federally Certified Well being Heart, the place she additionally served as Chief Medical Officer. “I’m excited and humbled to have been chosen as Unity Well being’s subsequent Chief Medical Officer. My life’s work has been outlined by serving to under-served and disenfranchised people obtain optimum well being. Unity has a protracted historical past of working to create a extra equitable well being care system and I’m already impressed by the dedication of the Unity Well being group,” mentioned Dr. Cox-Batson.
Along with her position at Close to North Well being she served as an attending doctor at Northwestern Prentice Hospital’s Obstetric Triage Unit and as an affiliate at Northwestern Specialists for Ladies the place she offered full-scope obstetrics and gynecology providers and supported OBGYN residents.
“I’m thrilled to have Dr. Cox-Batson be part of Unity Well being Care. She is a improbable doctor government with a coronary heart for serving our neighborhood and her position will likely be crucial as we transfer our group ahead,” mentioned Unity Well being Care President and CEO Dr. Jessica Henderson Boyd.
Dr. Cox-Batson’s position will likely be to guide the group’s efforts to supply secure, efficient, and complete well being care and to encourage innovation. She continued, “The well being care business is at a crossroads. We must be ready to regulate our care fashions to fulfill the wants of the following era, whereas honoring and respecting an increasing growing old inhabitants. There’s lots of good work to be achieved and I’m able to get began.”
Along with Dr. Cox-Batson, 4 new board members have been named to the Unity Board of Administrators to assist the group’s new three-year strategic plan.
Unity Well being Care Board Chairperson Frederick D. Cooke Jr., Esq. will proceed his service as Board Chair via 2023. “I’m thrilled to welcome this robust group of recent board members and I sit up for serving with every of them,” Cooke Jr. mentioned.
The brand new board members started their 3-year phrases with Unity Well being Care efficient January 1, 2023 and may serve a most of two consecutive phrases. The 4 new board members are:
- LaTricia Frederick, EdD, MBA, SPHR, Director of Folks and Communities, International Gross sales and Engineering Features at Cisco Techniques, Inc.
- Carlos Martínez-Palmer, Client member, retired with a background in exhibition design
- Rogann Matthews, Client member
- George Worrell, Client member, CEO George Worrell Model LLC.
“As a Federally Certified Well being Heart, our board of administrators is made up of a majority of client members, or sufferers. Three of our new board members are present sufferers of Unity and their views will likely be invaluable to our work collectively. LaTricia Frederick brings experience in supporting range, fairness, inclusion and belonging in workplaces and I’m thrilled to have her be part of us.” Dr. Boyd added, “I need to thank our new board members for becoming a member of us and I need to thank Chairperson Cooke for persevering with his years of service as board chair. I do know that collectively we are able to obtain our large objectives and advance well being fairness.”
Unity Well being Care reaches individuals wherever they’re to supply compassionate, complete, high-quality well being care that’s accessible to all and advances well being fairness in Washington, DC. As the most important community of neighborhood well being facilities within the District our group of compassionate and multicultural well being professionals place Unity values into motion day by day to deliver whole-person care and wellness to almost 100,000 sufferers via 475,000 visits yearly via our community of over 28 conventional and non-traditional well being websites and a cell medical outreach car. https://www.unityhealthcare.org