Adventist Health chief health equity, diversity, and inclusion officer; Blue Zones Well-Being Institute president
Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, is Adventist Health’s chief health equity, diversity, and inclusion officer, and president of the Blue Zones Well-Being Institute. He is responsible for creating innovative solutions that have broad impact on health, well-being, health equity and diversity. Dr. Shurney is the immediate past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and is board-certified in preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine. He attended Loma Linda University for his undergraduate training and Howard University College of Medicine where he received his degree in medicine. He also holds master’s degrees in business and public health from the University of Detroit/Mercy and the Medical College of Wisconsin, respectively.