The inaugural list honors 78 executives, researchers, and clinicians “who have had a profound impact through work in their careers and in their communities,” according to Crain’s.
“The Primary Care Development Corp. plays a key role in expanding and strengthening
the primary care safety net. Louise Cohen is a national advocate for the 27 million
Americans who rely on federally qualified health centers for their care,” Crain’s notes in a summary of her leadership (page 14).
Health care journalist Barbara Benson and other high-profile judges selected finalists based on a combination of professional achievements, community service, track record of mentoring others, and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.