Texas Children’s Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer Named ACOG President-ElectTexas Children's Health Plan
Houston—Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Texas Children’s Health Plan and Medical Director for The Center for Children and Women, has been selected President-elect of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists to serve the May 2017-May 2018 term. She will take office at the Executive Board Meeting on May 9, 2017.
Hollier is also a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Division of Women’s Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. An expert in obstetrics and gynecology, her work has been published nationally and she has served on several national boards.
Hollier received her doctorate in Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine and master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Topical Medicine. She has spent her career caring for the under served and improving women’s health by advancing women’s health policy.
Colleague Heidi Schwarzwald, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Pediatrics for Texas Children’s Health Plan, says the appointment is well-deserved.
“Dr. Hollier has devoted her career to ensuring the highest quality of care for underserved women. She will bring compassion, knowledge and strong leadership skills to her role as ACOG President. I am thrilled for her and for ACOG.”
About Texas Children’s Health Plan
Texas Children’s Health Plan was founded in 1996 by Texas Children’s Hospital and is the nation’s first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. It offers a primary-care network, specialists and a large hospital network. It now provides dependable health coverage to qualifying children and pregnant women through STAR Kids and STAR Medicaid programs, as well as Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). It has expanded to more than 425,000 members in the Jefferson, Harris and northeast Medicaid rural service areas. For more information on Texas Children’s Health Plan, visit www.TexasChildrensHealth Plan.org.
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