Gloria A. Wilder, M.D., MPH

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Gloria A. Wilder, M.D., MPH

President/CEO, Core Health and Wellness Centers
VP, Innovation and Preventive Health, Centene Corporation


Gloria A. Wilder, M.D., MPH is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, pediatrician, public speaker and expert on poverty and social justice. Dr. Wilder previously served as the Chair of Mobile Health Programs for the Children’s Health Project of DC at Georgetown University and Children’s National Medical Center, Executive Vice President of Physician Integration and Strategic Alliances at United Medical Center. In 2005, Dr. Wilder founded CORE HEALTH a population health company dedicated to assisting underserved communities in improving health outcomes. Dr. Wilder currently serves as Vice President of Innovation and Health Transformation at Centene Corporation a diversified multi-national healthcare enterprise.

Dr. Wilder believes in raising the bar of quality in the provision of care in historically underserved markets by turning advocacy into action. She has been recognized nationally for her work, joining the likes of Jimmy Carter and Mother Teresa when she was awarded the National Caring Award for exceptional generosity and commitment to service. She was named Physician Humanitarian of the Year by George Washington University. She was also inducted into the prestigious Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society and her many awards includes the Oprah Winfrey Use Your Life Award and recognition in 2015 as Washingtonian of the Year for her work on behalf of children and families across the nation.