John Vu, MPH
Vice President of Strategy, Community Benefit
John Vu is Kaiser Permanente’s vice president of strategy for Community Benefit. He is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of key strategies to help deliver on Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improving the health of communities. His focus is to ensure alignment and integration of major priorities and business plans.
John has been with Kaiser Permanente for 18 years and was previously a director in national strategic planning and a management consultant focused on business planning. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, he worked in health care consulting in the areas of strategy and board governance.
John serves on the advisory council for the Association for Community Health Improvement as part of the American Hospital Association, was a fellow in America’s Health Insurance Plans’ (AHIP) Executive Leadership Program, and was named a Diversity MBA Top 100 Under 50 executive leader in 2013. He is a graduate of executive leadership programs at Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. John earned a bachelor’s in biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego and a master’s in public health from San Diego State University.
Watch a video: John Vu, MPH, vice president of Strategy, Community Health and Benefit, explains how environment, behavior, and genetics shape an individual’s health even more than medical care.
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