Mitzi Krockover, M.D. is Director, ASU New Health Solutions Initiative. She is also a Senior Partner of SSB Solutions, a health care management consulting, development and investment firm with clients in 150 U.S. and international markets. Previously, Dr. Krockover served as Vice President of e-Health and Women’s Health for Humana Inc., Louisville, KY. In her role, Dr. Krockover served as the company’s chief healthcare strategist and spokesperson for women’s health and health education. Prior to joining Humana, Dr. Krockover was the founding Medical Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA. During her tenure, the Center was named one of the top ten women’s health centers by Self Magazine and UCLA was named a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Krockover is a member of the Medical Expert Network of Lluminari, a women’s health media company. She is a former member of the of the Editorial Board of Medscape/WebMD Ethics and the Legal and Regulatory Review Board of the Patient Channel, an in-hospital patient information channel, the Women’s Health Task Force of the American Association of Healthcare Plans, the Women’s Health Task Force of the Healthcare Leadership Council, and the Board of Directors of the Society for Women’s Health Research. Dr. Krockover has significant media experience, serving as a correspondent for Medical News Network and as a health contributor to WLKY-TV, the Louisville CBS affiliate. She has served as a frequent contributor to national publications and broadcast news programs on women’s health issues, in addition to her authorship and teaching credentials. She is a former member of the National Association of Medical Communicators.
In 1999, Dr. Krockover was awarded the International Emerging Leader in Health Care Award, sponsored by Korn Ferry International and the Health Forum. She was named “Woman of the Year” by the Los Angeles County Commission on Women in 1997.
Dr. Krockover graduated Washington University with a BA in Arts and Sciences, and received her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1987. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University in 1990.