Dr. Renaisa Anthonyis a licensed physician by training, public health policy practitioner by passion, Co-Founder and CEO of the Healthy Families Project (a privately funded start-up) and Founder of MOMentum Park. Previously, Dr. Anthony was the Deputy Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion in the College of Public Health, and cared for patients at the Charles Drew Community Health Center.
With an increased focus on the role of data in health equity, we asked our closing plenary speaker a few interview questions to give our conference attendees an inside look on her work and personal views on health care today:
Could you tell us a little more about your work?
I am a physician, public health & policy practitioner, and social entrepreneur dedicated to improving the health and lives of women and girls worldwide.
What would surprise people about your work?
I consider it "Soulwork"! I love what I do and am grateful it represents my values and beliefs.
What would you change about the healthcare quality field?
Create more novel patient-centered care that optimizes technology and 21st century innovation.
Who or what inspires you?
My life story and those of people I meet daily inspire me.
What drives you to continue this work?
It's Soulwork, so I have an internal drive, for it is my purpose.
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be and why?
Miracle-making master manifestation - that way any and everything would be possible including freezing time, tele-transport, and time travel :)
Thank you to our closing plenary speaker,Renaisa Anthony MD, MPH, for sharing a little more about herself with us and our attendees. Be sure not to miss out on her presentation on November 11th!
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