Dr. Woodrow (Woody) Myers is a physician, business executive, husband, father, and grandfather. He served as Indiana’s State Health Commissioner under both Governor Evan Bayh and Governor Robert D. Orr. He is a nationally recognized leader in the development of medical quality initiatives and advanced healthcare management programs.
Through Myers Ventures LLC, Dr. Myers has served as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Healthcare Strategist for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, as CEO of Corizon Health, and as a Board member and healthcare consultant for multiple hospitals, healthcare companies, and provider organizations. He has served as Corporate Medical Director of Indiana Blue Cross Blue Shield, as New York City Health Commissioner, and Chairman of Quality Assurance at the San Francisco General Hospital. His international leadership experience includes Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mozambique Healthcare Consortium (www.mozambiquehealth.org). As a member of the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine, he taught emergency medicine at Wishard Hospital (now Eskenazi Hospital).
Dr. Myers also served as the director of healthcare management at the Ford Motor Company, and he is past chairman of the Visiting Committee for the Harvard School of Public Health and has served as a member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers as well as the Stanford University Board of Trustees. He has also served on a number of public company boards, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Personalis Inc.
Dr. Woody Myers is a graduate of Shortridge High School in Indianapolis. He received his MD degree from the Harvard Medical School, an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science [BS] with honors from Stanford University.