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Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan

2018 Speaker

DR. MYECHIA MINTER-JORDAN is president and chief executive officer 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. Widely respected for her expertise and insight, Dr. Jordan has published articles in The New England Journal of Medicine and other sources. In 2018, she was recognized in Boston Magazine’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Boston. In 2015 she was appointed to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Health Planning Council Advisory Committee and the Boston Public Health Commission. In 2016, Jordan chaired 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 2018, she was appointed as vice chair of the board of the RIZE Fund. She also serves on the boards of the Yawkey Foundations, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and The Boston Foundation. She serves on the President’s Council of Massachusetts General Hospital, and the advisory boards of the Boston Children’s Museum, the YMCA and WBUR. In May 2017, Jordan received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University. Jordan is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, with an MBA in health services. @thedimockcenter @drmy