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Senior Executives

Nichola Davis

Nichola Davis, MD, MS

Vice President
Chief Population Health Officer

Dr. Nichola Davis is Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer at NYC Health and Hospitals. NYC Health and Hospitals is the largest public hospital system in the country. In this role, Dr. Davis leads the public hospital system’s Population Health’s portfolio, which encompasses innovative care models, population health analytics, chronic disease prevention and management, and the social determinants of health. Dr. Davis co-chairs the Equity & Access Council at NYC Health + Hospitals.

Previously, Dr. Davis was the Director of Ambulatory Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx and Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Departments of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Epidemiology and Population Health, Division of Behavioral and Nutritional Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science from Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, her Medical Degree from New York University, School of Medicine, and completed her residency training in primary care internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. She obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2003. Dr. Davis is board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine.

Dr. Davis has received several awards, including a National Medical Association Council Award from the Council on Concerns of Women Physicians, induction into the Leo M. Davidoff Society for excellence in teaching medical students at Einstein, and a “Rock Star of Science” Award from the American Heart Association. Her research and clinical work has focused on addressing obesity among low-income African-American and Latino communities particularly among those with diabetes. Dr. Davis has served on the Board of Directors for the Council on Black Health and is an Associate Editor of the NEJM Catalyst.