October 23, 2023 — Englewood Health has appointed Anita Ramsetty, MD, as director of health equity. In this new role, Dr. Ramsetty is responsible for shaping the health system’s efforts to advance health equity. She will focus on developing programs and resources to address social determinants of health, remove barriers to care and education, and reduce health disparities across Englewood Health’s patient populations and the communities it serves.
“I found my calling in caring for underserved communities to ensure all of us have equal access to the care and resources we need to live a healthy life,” says Dr. Ramsetty. “Through education, medical practice, and community engagement, we will find new ways to keep moving forward together, healthfully.”
“Fostering diversity and inclusion in health care has never been a more pressing goal,” says Hillary Cohen, MD, senior vice president for medical affairs at Englewood Health. “Englewood Health is focusing on several initiatives to meet the needs of its diverse patient communities and to foster an inclusive workplace.”
She adds, “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ramsetty to our team. As a clinical preceptor for students and residents, she has worked extensively with at-risk groups and is consistently recognized for her leadership in diversity. Under her guidance, Englewood Health will implement targeted interventions designed to improve health outcomes and health equity for our communities.”
Dr. Ramsetty is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She specializes in equity in medical education and her clinical focus comprises nutrition, lifestyle, and preventive health, especially as it relates to diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Ramsetty received her MD from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, where she completed an internal medicine residency. She then completed an endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Ramsetty is a member of the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society.