Chief Executive Officer, Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center
Serving Since 2018
Service List: Chair, CEO Steering Committee / Executive Committee / Co-Chair, Health Information Research Oversight Committee
Kim Schwartz currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC), a Federally Qualified Community Health Center in Eastern North Carolina. In this role, she champions the unique challenges of the health care needs of rural communities in underserved areas and has generated key collaborations and innovations to advance RCCHC’s mission of enhancing the lives of Eastern North Carolinians. Kim leads RCCHC’s team as a member of the Institute of Health Improvement (IHI) Leadership Alliance, represents US Congressional District 1 on the North Carolina Medical Care Advisory Committee, and serves as Vice Chair of the North Carolina Foundation for Health Leadership and Innovation. Also, as a Center for Courage and Renewal Facilitator, Kim leads global retreats several times a year for clinicians and health care leaders focused on personal resilience with Bounce Travels. Kim has many professional affiliations and frequently presents at national and regional conferences including as an expert panelist in telehealth and population health.
Kim was a recipient of the Robert J. Greczyn, Jr. Community Health Center Leadership Award, the National Association of Community Health Centers – Cooke Advocacy Award and the BD Building Health Communities Award. She received her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling Education from the University of New Mexico.
Fun Stuff: Kim’s alias is Mimi Beyonce to her 7 grandchildren!