Dr. Garth Graham

Vice President, Community Health & Impact, CVS Health; President, Aetna Foundation

Garth Graham, M.D., MPH, FACP, FACC, is a vice president of community health & impact for CVS Health and President of the Aetna Foundation. Dr. Graham oversees community health initiatives, helping to drive the company’s efforts to address social determinants of health through innovative partnerships and evidence-based grant programs with leading organizations. A cardiologist and professor of medicine, Dr. Graham previously served as deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under both the Obama and Bush Administrations, where he also ran the Office of Minority Health and directed the development of the federal government’s first National Health Disparities Plan. Dr. Graham was also the assistant dean for health policy at the University of Florida’s School of Medicine and contributes to several boards including the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Advisory Council, the Institute of Medicine Board on Population Health and the Harvard Medical School Diversity Fund (chair). Dr. Graham has been featured in media outlets including Fortune, USA Today and The Hill. Dr. Graham holds a medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, an MPH from Yale School of Public Health and a bachelor of science in biology from Florida International University. He holds three board certifications including internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology.