Associate Dean for Strategy, Outreach & Innovation
Howard University College of Medicine
Michael Crawford, MBA, MHL, is the Associate Dean for Strategy, Outreach, and Innovation (ADSOI) at the Howard University College of Medicine, Founder and Executive Director of Howard University’s 1867 Health Innovations Project, Host and Executive Producer of The 21st Century Health podcast, and Co-Founder of Digital HealthEx. He serves as a strategic advisor to the Dean of Howard University College of Medicine and Vice President of Clinical Affairs and collaborates with medical science, health, academic, and HU Board leadership to advance Howard University’s academic, health, and innovation mission. Mr. Crawford brings expertise at the intersection of strategy, operations, digital health, data analytics, innovation, program development, and policy. A core focus of his work is related to developing scalable low- and high-tech models to optimize organizational productivity, performance, and efficiency. He is a widely recognized strategic thinker, innovator, and problem solver, and sought-after speaker on topics related to digital health, data, health equity, and community engagement. Prior to Howard University, he served as the Chief of Staff at Unity Health Care, Inc., one of the largest health center networks in the United States. Prior to Unity, he held leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Gannett Company, nonprofits, and start-ups. Over the past twenty years, he has led complex organizational change management and transformation initiatives, along with cross functional teams to enhance organizational performance, productivity, products and programs, customer experience, and strategic partnerships. Mr. Crawford serves on numerous national and local committees, including a Board Trustee of Cancer Research Institute, member of HIMSS Global Health Equity Network and member of the District of Columbia Complete Count Committee.

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Views from the Top: 2023: Continuing the Journey to Health Equity
Thursday, April 20 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Building, Level 1 | S100 B Details