Chinwe Onyekere, MPH

Chinwe Onyekere, MPH

Associate Administrator, Lankenau Medical Center and System Director and DIO for Graduate Medical Education, Main Line Health

Ms. Onyekere’s professional experience has provided her with the unique opportunity to develop a keen understanding of how to create and manage programs that have the potential for far-reaching impact on people’s health, the quality of care they receive, and the systems that provide that care. During her tenure as a Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Ms. Onyekere focused on reducing health care disparities, reversing the childhood obesity epidemic, and identifying innovative ideas for breakthroughs in health and health care. After RWJF, Ms. Onyekere served as the Executive Director for Health Leads New York, where she had the opportunity to establish a new model of health care delivery, in which patients’ unmet resource needs are addressed as a standard element of patient care.

In her current role as Associate Administrator at Lankenau Medical Center and System Director and DIO for Graduate Medical Education for Main Line Health, Ms. Onyekere is responsible for implementing innovative models for primary care medicine, overseeing graduate medical education, as well as building relationships with community-based organizations in the Philadelphia area. Throughout her career, Ms. Onyekere has been committed to transforming the way health care is delivered locally and nationally to improve the health outcomes of all underserved and low-income communities.

Ms. Onyekere received her Master of Public Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, a Certificate in Business Essentials from Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania, and her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College. Ms. Onyekere was awarded the 2015 Forum Award for Emerging Women Leaders by The Forum of Executive Women.

Ms. Onyekere currently serves on the board for Maternity Care Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving maternal and child health and wellbeing in Pennsylvania.


A7 – Growing Health: How Hospital Farms and Gardens Achieve Multiple Goals

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Join representatives from Boston Medical Center, Lankenau Medical Center, and Health Care Without Harm to learn how onsite farming can achieve multiple goals for a health care facility. David Maffeo from Boston Medical Center will share his facility’s process for building their rooftop farm, the first of its kind in Boston. He will discuss how […]

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