VIRTUAL: Don't Let Your Health Suffer: Women's Health Update with Dr. Mitzi Krockover, AB ’81
Friday, October 30, 2020 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. CDT
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join fellow alumni, parents, and friends for an update on important women's health topics with Mitzi Krockover, MD, AB ’81. Dr. Krockover will share her immense experience in healthcare to discuss women's health including screening guidelines and preventative measures, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has provided challenges and opportunities that impact women's health.
More about Mitzi Krockover, AB ’81:
Mitzi Krockover, M.D. is principal and senior consultant of SSB Solutions, a healthcare management consulting, development, and investment firm. She is a managing director of Golden Seeds, an angel investment organization dedicated to funding early stage women-led companies; she also serves as co-chair of the Golden Seeds Health Care Sector Group and is a founding member of the Arizona Chapter of Golden Seeds. Most recently, she was the founding director of Health Futures Council at Arizona State University (HFC).
Dr. Krockover has been a leader in the area of women’s health and women’s issues. She was the founding medical director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, designated a Center of Excellence by DHHS. She then served as vice president of Women’s Health for Humana Inc., where she also served as the company’s chief healthcare strategist and spokesperson for women’s health. She is also on the executive committee of the Women’s Health initiative of Springboard, an organization that provides investment in women-led companies in the life sciences and technology.
Corporate boards served include Paraffin International, Trill Project, Inc., and Ribomed. Non-profit affiliations include the Institute for Mental Health Research, National Women’s History Museum, Take the Lead, the Washington University Phoenix Regional Cabinet, the National Council of the institute for Public Health at Washington University, and the Health Futures Council at ASU.
Honors awarded include the International Emerging Leader in Health Care Award, sponsored by Korn Ferry International and the Health Forum, and “Woman of the Year” by the Los Angeles County Commission on Women.
A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Arts and Sciences, Dr. Krockover earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University.
Thank you to Alaina Maciá, BS ’98, MBA ’02, CEO of MTM Inc., for moderating this program. Both Mitzi Krockover and Alaina Maciá serve on the Institute for Public Health National Council.
Cost: Complimentary, registration required
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