Washington, D.C.

Nashville, TN


Cheryl R. Shafer, MD

by Stephani Simmons

August 14, 2017

Chief Medical Officer,
Molina Healthcare South Carolina

Cheryl Shafer, MD, has served as Chief Medical Officer at Molina Healthcare of South Carolina since January 2014. She is a seasoned health professional who holds medical licenses in eight states and specializes in internal medicine. Dr. Shafer uses her years of varied experiences in commercial, Medicare and Medicaid plans to deliver on behalf of Molina’s members by urging clinical innovation to improve the quality of care. She shares her medical expertise by frequently speaking at leading business and industry forums and by participating in health segment interviews with South Carolina news outlets. Prior to working at Molina, Dr. Shafer served as a medical management leader for key corporate health plans in the country, contributing her skillset and knowledge to companies such as Humana, WellCare, UnitedHealth Group and more. Dr. Shafer obtained her B.S from the University of Charleston and her M.D. from Marshall University School of Medicine.