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Sarita A. Mohanty      

President & CEO of The SCAN Foundation

Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA, serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The SCAN Foundation, one of the largest foundations in the United States focused on improving the quality of health and life for older adults. Its mission is to advance a coordinated and easily navigated system of high-quality services for older adults that preserves dignity and encourages independence.

In 2023, Forbes named Dr. Mohanty to their "50 Over 50 - Impact" list.

Dr. Mohanty came to the foundation from Kaiser Permanente, where she served as Vice President, Care Coordination for Medicaid and vulnerable populations. At Kaiser, she led the development of Thrive Local, a referral network of health systems, government agencies and community groups that provide social services, including housing, food and utilities.

Dr. Mohanty was previously Assistant Professor of Medicine at USC; Chief Medical Officer of COPE Health Solutions, a health care management consulting company; and Senior Medical Director at L.A. Care, the largest U.S. public health plan. Dr. Mohanty completed her Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and research fellowship at Harvard Medical School.

She earned her MD from Boston University, MPH from Harvard University, and MBA from UCLA. She completed undergraduate work at UC Berkeley. Dr. Mohanty is an Associate Professor at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine and a practicing internal medicine physician with Kaiser Permanente.

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