Susan Kansagra, MD, MBA
North Carolina, Past President
Dr. Susan M. Kansagra serves as the Section Chief of Chronic Disease and Injury for the North Carolina Division of Public Health. In this capacity, she oversees public health initiatives related to chronic disease, tobacco control, cancer prevention and control, and injury and violence prevention. In addition, Dr. Kansagra has been leading the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ response to the opioid epidemic. Her previous roles include serving as Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Health Department as well as Assistant Vice President of Population Health for New York City’s public hospital system. She has published extensively on public health issues related to chronic disease. Dr. Kansagra completed her Internal Medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital and received her medical and business degrees from Duke University.