Roderick King

Director and Assistant Dean, Miller School of Medicine's M.D., M.P.H., and Public Health Education, University of Miami

Roderick King is CEO of the Florida Institute for Health Innovation and assistant dean of public health education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he is director of the MD/MPH program and holds a faculty appointment in the Department Public Health Sciences, in addition to an appointment at the Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solutions Center. He recently served as chairman of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Minority Health, and he previously served as senior advisor to its Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources, and Services Administration. King’s academic consulting focuses on minority health policy and improving the health of underserved communities through leadership and organizational change to address health disparities, health workforce development, and diversity. In particular, he has worked to improve the health of communities nationally through community organizing and collaborative leadership efforts designed to create aligned actions and measurable results. His cross-sector work with leaders to build healthier communities has made measurable improvements in health outcomes domestically and internationally.