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Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan

2013 Speaker

Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan is the president and CEO of The Dimock Center, a community institution serving Boston’s Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods. As the second largest health center in Boston, Dimock is considered a national model of comprehensive health and human services with an emphasis on the integration of clinical and behavioral health practices. After graduation, she joined Johns Hopkins first as an attending physician and instructor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical Center and subsequently as director of medical consultation services at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In 2007, Dr. Jordan moved to Boston to become chief medical officer for the Dimock Community Health Center. In the summer of 2012, through Dr. Jordan’s efforts, Dimock received a $4.9 million grant from the federal agency HRSA (Health Resource Services Administration) to expand and transform the health center facility into a medical home.  Dr. Jordan played a leadership role in developing the Harvard Primary Care Center initiative that partners academic hospitals and community health centers to transform into patient centered medical homes.  Through her work with the Harvard Catalyst Clinical and Translational Science Center, she also created an infrastructure for clinical research at Dimock. Dr. Jordan is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business with an MBA in Health Services.