Dr. Monique Smith is a builder and a translator. She has worked across five continents to deploy data and technology in expanding access to care, addressing supply chain challenges, and systematically tackling barriers to wellbeing. As the Director of Design and Innovation, Monique leads RockHealth.org’s Equitable Investment Initiative. Likewise, as an Emergency Physician and Founding Executive Director at Health DesignED at Emory, she channels the experiences of her patients into reimagining how technology and new ways of providing care might bring about equity in wellbeing. Monique is a Harvard-educated anthropologist and physician, and delights in storytelling and being part of some of the most meaningful moments of her patients’ lives, while creating the systems that patients need the most.
Biggest regret: missing Dave Chapelle’s block party while stuck on I-90 outside of Boston for 6 hours
Enjoys joining conversations in German, much to the chagrin of others
Proudly attended 3 World Cups and 1 El Clasico—plus lived in N1, Arsenal territory