Honoring The 2021 Top 50 Healthcare Professionals at The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

Apr 27, 2021 5:55 PM ET

HOUSTON, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council will be hosting the 17th Annual National Diversity and Leadership Conference on April 21-22 and April 28-29, 2021. The conference will be held virtually with this year’s theme being “Be a Changemaker”. The four-day conference will honor a number of diverse talent from different industries.

“As diversity, equity, and inclusion are finally being seen and acknowledged as serious, pressing matters of discussion, we are delighted to honor and recognize those who have been tirelessly championing belonging and allyship - even before the topic was on the forefront of Americans’ minds. We thank you, our Top 50 Healthcare Professionals, for your work and commitment, and we look forward to witnessing all that you’ll accomplish, all the leaders that you’ll develop, and the impact you’ll leave behind in the DEI sphere.” says National Diversity Council founder Dennis Kennedy.

The Top 50 Healthcare Professionals Award honors medical professionals who are changemakers in the area of diversity and inclusion. These individuals possess the highest commitment to growth and the advancement of an inclusive community. This award honors leaders who are advancing healthcare in meaningful and moving ways within society at-large.

2021 Awardees

Amanda Spielman 

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, UTHealth Neurosciences 

Armond Kinsey

Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Atlantic Health System

Daniel Gandarilla 

SVP &nChief Talent Officer, Atrium Health

Deborah C. Stamps

Executive Vice President Chief Nursing Education and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Rochester Regional Health

Elia Sanchez

Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, ProActive Work Health Services

Elizabeth Jones

Chief Executive Officer, LifePoint Health

Emily Lee

Corporate Attorney, CommonSpirit Health

Jerome Revish

Senior Vice President, Customer Support Services, Cardinal Health

Kelli Nations, DBA, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Division Chief Nurse Executive, HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division 

Lisa Taylor

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, UC Health

Michelle Garrison

Chief Financial Officer, GetixHealth LLC

Mujtaba Ali-Khan D.O.

Division Chief Medical Center, HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division

Murielle Beene

Senior Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer, Trinity Health

Patricia Jackson

Vice President of Organizational Development, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast

Pia House Walker 

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, St. Joseph’s Health 

Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

Chief Nursing Officer, Vocera Communications, Inc.

Sharmila Anandasabapathy

Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Vice President, Baylor College of Medicine

Sohini Gupta

Regional Vice President, Federal Affairs Centene Corporation

Talvis Love

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Baxter International Inc.


Alexus Christian
Communications Specialist