Gloria Wilder

Gloria Wilder

CEO, Core Health & VP, Innovation and Health Transformation, Centene Corporation
Tuesday, June 15, 12:15 p.m.

Gloria A. Wilder, MD, MPH is a nationally recognized pediatrician, entrepreneur, public speaker and expert on poverty and social justice. Dr. Wilder formerly served as the Chair of Mobile Health Programs at Georgetown University and Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Wilder joined the leadership of United Medical Center becoming executive vice president of physician integration and strategic alliances.

In 2005, Dr. Wilder used her business expertise to found Core Health, a health and wellness company dedicated to assisting underserved communities in improving access to quality holistic health care services. Through Core Health and Wellness Centers in Washington D.C., Dr. Wilder and her team provide comprehensive primary preventive and alternative health services in beautiful state-of-the-art medical homes.

In 2007, Dr. Wilder was selected by Michael Neidorff, CEO of Centene Corporation, to be one of the founding members of the Centene Health Advisory Council where she continues to serve today. In 2017, Dr. Wilder accepted the role of vice president, innovation and health transformation at Centene Corporation.

Dr. Wilder believes in raising the bar of quality in the provision of care in historically underserved communities by turning advocacy into action. In 2005, she joined the likes of Jimmy Carter and Mother Teresa when she was awarded the National Caring Award for exceptional generosity and commitment to service. Other accolades she's received include the Physician Humanitarian of the Year by George Washington University, the Oprah Winfrey Use Your Life award and induction into the prestigious Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. A nationally recognized speaker and expert on poverty and economic segregation in health care, Dr. Wilder Braithwaite's work has been featured on the "Oprah Winfrey show," CBS' "48 Hours" and NBC's "Dateline."