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CAN Community Health Names New President and CEO

Dr. Rishi Patel was previously the organization's interim president and CEO.

By Staff January 20, 2022

Dr. Rishi Patel

Dr. Rishi Patel

CAN Community Health recently appointed Dr. Rishi Patel as president and chief executive officer. Patel joined the healthcare nonprofit as chief pharmacy officer in 2015 and has served as its interim president and CEO since July 2021.

Patel holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University, an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University, and a bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of Florida. Under his leadership, new patient visits more than doubled in 2021, to 4,755, from a previous-year total of 1,830.

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