by Jasmine Phiri
March 18, 2020
Associate Vice President, Population Health,
Andrew Renda, MD, MPH is regarded within the industry as one of the leaders in clinical and community collaborations around population health strategies. A published author and speaker in the field of social determinants of health and chronic disease, Dr. Renda’s work strives to inform co-created solutions to improve community health.
In his current role as Associate Vice President, Population Health for Humana, he leads four population health and social determinants of health work streams: Insights, Strategy & Execution, Analytics & Platforms, and Thought Leadership & Communications.
Some of his past work includes advancing clinical models of care through development, implementation and evaluation of population health initiatives aimed at preventing and delaying progression of chronic disease. This involves product and benefit design as well as health projects ranging from messaging campaigns and self-care interventions to clinician-led disease management programs. Significant initiatives include: chronic condition special needs plans (C-SNP), metabolic syndrome support service, asthma and COPD disease management and self-care programs, sleep apnea diagnostics and management strategy, flu and pneumonia campaign, tobacco cessation service integration and outreach.
Dr. Renda has a B.S. in psychology and biology from the University of Kentucky where he was a National Science Foundation Undergraduate Fellow. He received his medical degree and a diploma in clinical psychiatry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, followed by a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University.