Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare | 2014
Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Lavizzo-Mourey, 59, has spent the past decade as chief executive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a health policy and healthcare-focused philanthropic organization that distributes about $400 million in grants and contracts annually to fund research and address healthcare challenges. Named to the top leadership role at RWJF in 2003, Lavizzo-Mourey has more than three decades of related experience that include work as a practicing physician, healthcare policy leader, professor and not-for-profit executive. An internist who specialized in geriatrics, Lavizzo-Mourey last year was also named to Modern Healthcare’s biennial list of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare.