Corporate governance: Board of Directors

Photograph of Molly J. Coye, M.D. Molly J. Coye, M.D.
Chief Innovation Officer
UCLA Health System

Director of Aetna since 2005

Molly J. Coye, M.D. is Chief Innovation Officer of the UCLA Health System (comprehensive health care organization), a position she has held since September 2010.  Before assuming her current position, Dr. Coye served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CalRHIO (non-profit California health information exchange organization) and Chief Executive Officer of the Health Technology Center (non-profit education and research organization), which she founded in December 2000.  She also served as a Senior Advisor to the Public Health Institute until January 2010.  Previously, Dr. Coye served in both the public and private sectors as Senior Vice President of the West Coast Office of The Lewin Group (consulting) from 1997 to December 2000; Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, of HealthDesk Corporation from 1996 to 1997; Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, Good Samaritan Health Hospital from 1993 to 1996; Director of the California Department of Health Services from 1991 to 1993; Head of the Division of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health from 1990 to 1991; Commissioner of Health of the New Jersey State Department of Health from 1986 to 1989; Special Advisor for Health and the Environment, State of New Jersey Office of the Governor from 1985 to 1986; and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Medical Investigative Officer from 1980 to 1985. She formerly served as chair of the board of PATH (non-profit organization developing technologies for international health), and serves on the board of directors of Prosetta, Inc. (biotechnology firm developing assays and therapeutics).  Dr. Coye also serves on the Board of Directors of Aetna Foundation, Inc.