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William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA

Former President & CEO
WakeMed Health & Hospitals

William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA

ABOUT WILLIAM K. ATKINSON, PhD, MPH, MPA:

William (Bill) K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA is the former president and chief executive officer of WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Atkinson is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is recognized nationally for his leadership in disaster preparedness and response, emergency medical services, workforce development, and for his work in reducing gang activity. He lectures frequently on innovation diffusion in healthcare, science, education, and public policy.