|Woodrow Myers, M.D., MBA|
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Quality Assurance Division, WellPoint Health Networks
|Center Project Contribution: Senior Advisory Board Member|
Woodrow Myers, M.D., joined WellPoint Health Networks as executive vice president and chief medical officer in October 2000. Dr. Myers manages WellPoint’s health care services division, including medical policy, clinical affairs and health services operations. He is also responsible for strategic initiatives designed to enhance the health care experience for the company’s members and to simplify administration and improve communications with physicians and other health care professionals.
Prior to joining WellPoint, Dr. Myers served as director of healthcare management at Ford Motor Company. His responsibilities included the management of quality, cost and access issues related to health benefits, occupational health, workers compensation and disability programs.
Prior to joining Ford, he served as corporate medical director for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and commissioner of health for the state of Indiana and commissioner of health for New York City. Dr. Myers was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco and a fellow in critical care medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center.
Dr. Myers received a doctor of medicine from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has received numerous medical and community service awards and has published extensively on medical issues important to public health.
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