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Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan

2016 Speaker

DR. MYECHIA MINTER-JORDAN is president and CEO of The Dimock Center, the largest employer in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and the second-largest health center in Boston. The Dimock Center is considered a national model of comprehensive health and human services with an emphasis on the integration of clinical and behavioral health practices and reaches more than 17,000 people annually through comprehensive health and human services. In 2015, The Dimock Center was ranked #12 on the list of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, published by The Commonwealth Institute. Minter-Jordan has published articles in The New England Journal of Medicine and other publications. In 2015 she was appointed to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Health Planning Council advisory committee and the Boston Public Health Commission. In July 2016, she was appointed chair of the Massachusetts Special Commission to Study the Incorporation of Safe and Effective Pain Treatment and Prescribing Practices into the Professional Training of Students that may Prescribe Controlled Substances. In addition, Minter-Jordan serves on the boards of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and The Boston Foundation, the Kraft Center for Community Health at Partners HealthCare and the Boston Children’s Museum, and on the steering committee for the Center for Primary Care. Minter-Jordan is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, with an M.B.A. in health services. @thedimockcenter