100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
A. Eugene Washington, 66
President and CEO, Duke University Health System
- Years on list: 2
A prominent figure in the academic health systems sector for more than 25 years, Washington oversees Duke University's health system, medical school, nursing school and programs involving patient care, biomedical research and community service. At the post since April 2015, Washington was previously CEO of the UCLA Health System for five years. He is a respected clinical investigator and health policy expert, assessing medical technologies and clinical practice guidelines.