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Economic and Community Advisory Council

Janice E. Nevin

Janice E. Nevin is president and CEO of Christiana Care Health System. As the leader of the largest health system in Delaware, Nevin is pioneering value-based care, leading a transformation from a health-care system to a system that truly impacts health. She is nationally recognized for innovation in patient- and family-centered care and population health.

Nevin is dedicated to advancing the Christiana Care way, the health system’s promise to serve its community with expert, respectful care in partnership with patients and their families in ways they value and can afford.

In 2017, Nevin was inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized among 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know in 2017 by Becker’s Hospital Review. For her commitment to her community, she received Delaware’s Grassroots Champion Award from the American Hospital Association and the David G. Menser Award from the Wilmington Senior Center, both in 2017. She was named the 2016 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay.

Nevin serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of America’s Essential Hospitals, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Economic and Community Advisory Council, and the boards of directors of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware Center for Health Innovation, the United Way of Delaware, and the Delaware Community Foundation. She is a member of the Delaware Business Roundtable Executive Committee and the CEO Council for Growth of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.

Nevin has a medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and completed her family medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She also has a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

  • Last update: March 12, 2019