Donna M. Meyer, PH.D, Fache
Dr. Meyer is a specialist in community health; she uses her doctorate in Public Health to provide leadership for developing programs and services which focus on improving the health of local and global communities. This includes developing innovative care management strategies for the underserved in communities in the US and Mexico and working with communities to develop and organize integrated community delivery programs that are affordable and sustainable retail models. Her specialty is measuring community health outcomes and comparative effectiveness research.
Dr. Meyer currently serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice in the Department of Health Management and Policy where she teaches Evidence based Community Health and Social Justice and Social Ethics. She also provides consulting services in community benefit and in socially responsible investing.
She is retired from CHRISTUS Health; a Texas based Catholic Health System. During her tenure she served as a health care administrator and for more than ten years, she provided corporate leadership for Community Health Services. She serves on the Board of Directors for and actively participates with the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility. She recently helped found and serves on the Board of Directors of the Isaiah Funds, investment tools designed to help faith-based institutional investors effectively and securely supply capital for post-disaster economic rebuilding. She serves on the Boards of Directors of a number of health related organizations including Texas Health Institute and Adelaide Lafón, a large medical home operation in Mexico. She also is a member the University of Texas Conflict of Interest Committee and of the advisory committee for the Certificate Program in Community Benefit at Saint Louis University School of Public Health. Dr. Meyer is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives; she earned her BS and MS from the University of Minnesota and her Doctorate from the University Of Texas School Of Public Health.