Senior Policy Advisor, COVID-19 Equity
White House COVID-19 Response Team
Director, Health Policy and Equity
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Dr. Cameron Webb has been appointed White House Senior Policy Advisor for COVID-19 Equity. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, and as Director of Health Policy and Equity at UVA’s School of Medicine.
A general internist, Dr. Webb has worked clinically in the University’s COVID unit since the beginning of the pandemic. Additionally, he is the founding director of UVA’s Health Equity, Law and Policy Research (HELPR) Laboratory and is a core faculty member at the University’s Equity Center, an initiative for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship.
Prior to joining the faculty at UVA, Dr. Webb spent a year as a 2016 White House Fellow in the Obama-Biden Administration’s Office of Cabinet Affairs, where he served on the My Brother’s Keeper task force and the White House Healthcare team. Dr. Webb received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his M.D. from Wake Forest School of Medicine, and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Rina Shah, PharmD
Group Vice President, Pharmacy Operations and Services
Dr. Rina Shah is Group Vice President of Pharmacy Operations and Services at Walgreens. She began her career at Walgreens in 1998 in our stores where she held various pharmacy roles.
In 2007, Dr. Shah joined the corporate support center where she held multiple leadership positions in which she was responsible for launching innovative healthcare initiatives across the organization, overseeing retail and local specialty pharmacies, and leading sales operations and client services within market access. In her current role, she leads a team that is responsible for pharmacy operations, services and specialty across 9,000+ Walgreens pharmacies.
Dr. Shah received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005.
Rev. Matthew L. Watley is an innovative and faithful pastor, nationally known speaker, author, professor, businessman, leadership consultant, and a
As the founder and Senior Pastor of Kingdom Fellowship AME Church in Silver Spring, MD (moving to a new campus in Calverton, MD), he provides leadership and spiritual guidance to over 5,000 members. He is also an entrepreneur who develops and oversees half a million square feet of commercial property, including church construction and leasing space to a government agency, small businesses, and non-profit organizations in the Washington DC Area. Additionally, Rev. Watley is Chair of The Black Idea Coalition, whose mission is to fulfill the promise of diversity and inclusion by empowering organizations and institutions to achieve Black parity in employment, investment, and contracting.
Sharing his insight on the changes in economy, culture, leadership, and education, he has spoken to Ch2Mhill, Prudential, Industrial Bank, The American Institute of CPAs, and the US Department of Transportation, to name a few. Rev. Watley has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and has lectured at various higher learning institutions, including Howard University, Alabama State University, Cornell University, Wiley College, and Wilberforce University.
Presently completing his doctoral dissertation at Fuller Theological Seminary, he also has a Master of Divinity from Howard University, an Executive Master’s in Leadership from Georgetown University, and a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University. He has written several books and many articles and Ignite is his most recent book.
Pastor Watley will tell you that among his most significant roles are son, husband, and father. He is married to Shawna Francis Watley, Senior Policy Advisor in the Government Group of Holland and Knight, and one daughter, Alexandra Elizabeth Watley. The Watley family resides in the Metropolitan Washington Area.
Loren K. Robinson, MD, MSHP
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs
Medical Lead, CHRISTUS St. Michael COVID-19 Response Effort
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
Dr. Robinson previously served as the Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, where she focused on preventive health and wellness programs geared toward improving the well-being of all Pennsylvanians.
Prior to joining the Pennsylvania Department of Health, she completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania where she also served as a fellow in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Penn Institute for Urban Research.
Dr. Robinson received her medical degree from Duke University and completed the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at UNC Chapel Hill in North Carolina.
As both a practicing internist and pediatrician, she cares for patients of all ages. Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on interventions to improve social determinants of health and provide sustainable improvements in health outcomes.
Originally from Buffalo, NY, Dr. Robinson attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in French.