Day Two May 19

Day Two – Wednesday, May 19, 2021

1:00-2:00pm EST

In the Wake of COVID-19: Increased Focus on Social Determinants May Lead to a More Sustainable and Equitable Health Care System

Leveling the health playing field – the intersection of policy, technology, and value-based care

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Andrew Renda, MD

VP, Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, Humana

Dr. Andrew Renda is Vice President of Humana’s Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, leading Humana’s mission to help improve the health of the communities it serves by making it easier for people to achieve their best health.

His work includes leading four population health and social determinants of health work streams: Insights, Strategy & Execution, Informatics, and Thought Leadership. A published author and speaker in the fields of population health, social determinants of health and chronic disease, Dr. Renda’s work strives to inform co-created solutions to improve community health.

Dr. Renda has a B.S. in psychology and biology from the University of Kentucky where he was a National Science Foundation Undergraduate Fellow. He received his medical degree and a diploma in clinical psychiatry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, followed by a Masters in Public Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health



Rivka Friedman

Group Director, State and Population Health Portfolio at Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, CMS/CMMI

Rivka Friedman serves as Group Director for the State Innovations Group (SIG) and Acting Director of the Prevention and Population Health Group (PPHG) at CMMI. In this capacity, she oversees CMMI’s work on state-based multipayer models, as well as Medicare and Medicaid prevention- and population health-focused models. Rivka joined CMMI in 2016 as Director of the Division of All-Payer Models, which designed and operates the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model, the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, and the Vermont All-Payer ACO Model. Before joining CMMI, Rivka spent nine years at the Advisory Board Company, where she led research assessing the industry impact of the Affordable Care Act, the Quality Payment Program (QPP), and other major legislative and regulatory changes. During her time at the Advisory Board, Rivka authored over 20 research publications on a range of topics, and advised a broad range of provider clients on their strategy. Rivka holds degrees in Psychology from Barnard College of Columbia University and in Talmudic Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.


Dr. Nwando Olayiwola

Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President, Humana

Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola is the Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President and for Humana. She is responsible for creating and implementing a strategy to achieve health across all lines of business, including care delivery, giving all communities and groups of people a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Dr. Olayiwola leads cross-functional efforts for the organization’s journey toward more equitable care.

A longtime advocate for underserved communities, Dr. Olayiwola brings more than 20 years of experience in clinical, community and academic medicine, health technology leadership, public health and domestic and international health systems redesign. Her October 2020 Tedx Talk is a clarion call for health equity.

Prior to joining Humana, Dr. Olayiwola was 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 Co-Chair of the OSU Wexner Medical Center’s Anti-Racism Action Plan. She previously served as Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for RubiconMD, Director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care, and Chief Medical Officer of Community Health Center, Inc., Connecticut’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center system. She continues to practice as a Board-certified family serving a largely medically underserved patient population.

Dr. Olayiwola was a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard Medical School from 2004 to 2005. During this fellowship and leadership training, she received her master’s degree in public health with a concentration in health policy from the Harvard School of Public Health. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition/Pre-Medicine at the Ohio State University and her medical degree from the Ohio State University/ Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She completed her residency training in family medicine at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she was a Chief Resident. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Family Physicians who Are Changing our World by FMEC and the Woman of the Year by the American Telemedicine Association. Dr. Olayiwola is married and has two school-aged children.


Dr. Laura Gottlieb

Professor of Family and Community Medicine University of California, San Francisco & founding director of the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network, SIREN

Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF. A former National Health Services Scholar and safety-net family physician with fellowship training in social determinants of health, Dr. Gottlieb now serves as Principal Investigator on multiple quantitative and qualitative projects examining the integration of social and medical care services. These projects range from large, randomized trials on specific interventions undertaken in clinical settings to projects that explore the scope of this rapidly evolving field, including by characterizing the payment, technology, and workforce foundation for care integration.