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RWJBarnabas Health Executive Vice President Named to Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare

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Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for RWJBarnabas Health Credits: RWJBarnabas Health
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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH), was recently named one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. According to RWJBH, the biennial recognition honors leading minority healthcare executives across the country who are influencing policy and care delivery models.

In her role at RWJBH, Davis helps direct the strategic policy decisions of the system and strengthens the system’s position with state and federal elected officials and agencies. The system, which Davis spearheads, is prioritizing its mission to eliminate disparities, enhance equity and create social and physical environments that promote good health for our communities.

In 2017, she created and drives the Social Impact and Community Investment Department (SICI), which affects change using a collective impact model, through which the system collaborates with traditional and non-traditional partners aimed at impacting the individual and the community.

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Modern Healthcare’s recognition of Michellene as one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare is a testament to the work she is doing and the change she is effecting within our communities,” said Barry Ostrowsky, president and chief executive officer of RWJBH. “Since launching SICI, Michellene is fully committed to ensuring that the communities we serve have access to affordable and high-quality health care and to improving the state of health care in New Jersey.”

Davis also oversees the areas of policy development and Government Affairs, External Affairs, Healthy Living and Employee Wellness and Engagement, and Global Health.  Additionally, she created Women’s Leadership Alliance and the Corporate Institute for Internship.

She is the first woman and the first person of color to serve as an Executive Vice President in RWJBH history.

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