Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Texas Children’s Health Plan and Medical Director for The Centers for Children and Women, has been selected President-elect of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists to serve the May 2017-May 2018 term. She will take office at the Executive Board Meeting on May 9, 2017.
Hollier is also a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Division of Women’s Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. An expert in obstetrics and gynecology, her work has been published nationally and she has served on several national boards.
Hollier received her doctorate in Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine and master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Topical Medicine. She has spent her career caring for the underserved and improving women’s health by advancing women’s health policy.
Randall P. Wright, President, Texas Children’s Health Plan, acknowledges Hollier’s achievement. “Being nominated President-elect of the 57,000-member American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is recognition of Dr. Hollier’s outstanding accomplishments as a clinician and as a leader in the profession. Texas Children’s Health Plan and our members are blessed to have a renowned medical authority as Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics and Gynecology,” he says.
Colleague Heidi Schwarzwald, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Pediatrics for Texas Children’s Health Plan, says the appointment is well-deserved. “Dr. Hollier has devoted her career to ensuring the highest quality of care for underserved women. She will bring compassion, knowledge and strong leadership skills to her role as ACOG President. I am thrilled for her and for ACOG.”