Roderick K. King, MD, MPH

Roderick King headshot Chief Executive Officer, Florida Institute for Health Innovation

Roderick K. King, MD, MPH, is CEO for the Florida Institute for Health Innovation (formerly the Florida Public Health Institute) and director and assistant dean for Public Health Education Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He also has a faculty appointment at Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solutions Center and chairs the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Minority Health. His academic work, teaching and key consulting roles focus on minority health policy and improving the health of underserved communities via leadership and organizational change to address health disparities, health workforce development, and diversity. Previously, Dr. King was the New England Regional Director for the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and a Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. King earned a bachelor of science in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College with honors in research, and completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.