MetroPlusHealth Promotes Julie Myers, MD, MPH, to Deputy Chief Medical Officer

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In her new role, Myers oversees care management, HIV long-term care management and children’s services. She also supports other aspects of the plan’s medical management and continues to maintain a primary care HIV practice.

Dr. Myers has extensive experience in population and public health, infectious diseases and internal medicine, and is well versed in evidence-based practice and sexual health. Before joining MetroPlusHealthshe worked at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH), where she served as Director of HIV Prevention at the Office of HIV from 2013 to 2020 and led the scale of biomedical HIV prevention strategies and HIV self-monitoring. test all over the city.

“Julie is exceptionally qualified and has demonstrated excellent leadership in HIV services,” said Sanjiv ShahMD, Chief Medical Officer of MetroPlusHealth. “Since joining MetroPlusHealth, she has also made outstanding contributions in key areas including utilization management, pharmacy, care management, COVID-19 initiatives, and community and patient outreach. media to members and suppliers.”

“I’m thrilled to be part of the great team at MetroPlusHealth under the direction of Drs. Schwartz and Shah, and I am now both honored and motivated to serve more New Yorkers in this new role,” said Julie MyersMD, MPH, Deputy Chief Medical Director of MetroPlusHealth. “As always, I remain strongly committed to helping our members live healthy lives through excellent access and high-quality, person-centered care.”

Myers got his BS from Yale Universityhis doctor from from Cornell University Weill Medical College and an MPH from Colombia University Mailman School of Public Health. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine-Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital and her clinical internship in Infectious Diseases at Colombia University Irving Medical Center.

For more information on MetroPlusHealthvisit www.metroplus.org.

About MetroPlusSanté
Since 1985, MetroPlus Health Plan has built a reputation for providing access to quality, affordable health care for residents of New York City. MetroPlusHealth is the plan of choice for more than 600,000 New Yorkers and has a five-star rating based on the state’s 2020 Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid and Child Health Plus Managed Care Plans in New York City. The health plan’s strong network of physicians and primary care specialists includes many independent community providers. Culturally sensitive and fluent in more than 40 languages, MetroPlusHealth’s staff is as diverse as the big city it serves. For more information on MetroPlusHealth plans, benefits and services, visit www.metroplus.org and join the conversation on facebook.com/metroplushealth and twitter @metroplushealth. MetroPlusHealth is a wholly owned subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals, the nation’s largest public health system.

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