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Don't Let Your Health Suffer: Women's Health Update

Friday, October 30 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Event

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join fellow alumni, parents and friends for an update on important women's health topics with Mitzi Krockover, AB ’81. Krockover will share her immense experience in healthcare to discuss women's health including screening guidelines, preventative measures, this time of COVID-19, cardiovascular care and telehealth.

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 of Public Health National Council. 

RSVP required.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Topic

Medicine & Health

Website

https://wustl.advancementform.com/eve...

Department
University Advancement
Event Contact

alumniclubs@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

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 founding director, Health Futures Council at Arizona State University (HFC). 

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 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 tech. 

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.

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