Vivian Lee, M.D., Ph.D., MBA

Vivian S. Lee, MD, Ph.D., MBA., is President of Health Platforms at Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company whose mission is to apply digital solutions that enable people to enjoy healthier lives. A radiologist and healthcare executive, she is also a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, a senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and is the author of The Long Fix, a book about improving the American healthcare system. For six years, Dr. Lee led the University of Utah Health as Dean, SVP and CEO of the $3.5B integrated health system, academic campus, and health plan. The system was recognized for its health care innovations that enabled higher quality at lower costs and with higher patient satisfaction. In 2016, it was ranked first among university hospitals in quality and safety. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2015, Dr. Lee’s NIH-funded laboratory has developed novel methods for measuring kidney function and vascular disease with MRI. She currently serves on the Defense Health Board of the Department of Defense, the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Fund, and is also a director on the board of Zions Bancorporation, a publicly traded company. Dr. Lee is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges, received a D.Phil in medical engineering from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earned her MD with honors from Harvard Medical School, and received her MBA program from NYU.