Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew
Senior vice president and chief clinical diversity, equity and inclusion officer, Allegheny Health Network/Highmark Health
Soon after arriving at AHN and Highmark Health in 2020, Larkins-Pettigrew established the Enterprise Equitable Health Institute, which aims to promote inclusion and address disparities through internal and external organizational strategies. Since then, the U.S. Navy veteran has led a wide range of initiatives, such as AHN’s “First Steps and Beyond” program monitoring the health of Black infants, and screening programs for chronic disease in under-resourced communities. She is also the founder, president and CEO of Women and Newborns, Diversity, Outreach, Opportunity and Research (JUSTWONDOOR), a not-for-profit organization that seeks to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity through domestic and global partnerships.