Calvin B. Johnson, MD, MPH
Founder and Principal of Altre Strategic Solutions Group
Calvin B. Johnson, MD, MPH, is the founder and principal of Altre Strategic Solutions Group, a strategic consulting firm focused on data-driven healthcare policy, care delivery and population health management.
Previously, Johnson was the executive vice president and chief medical officer for Corizon Health, the largest provider of correctional healthcare in the U.S., with operations in 27 states. Prior to that he was the executive vice president and chief medical officer for MinSec Companies, a provider of transitional housing services and programs, behavioral healthcare treatment, and Veterans’ housing and support services. He was also previously the vice president and chief medical officer of Temple University Health System.
Prior to joining Temple, Johnson served as the Pennsylvania secretary of health, the youngest person ever to hold the position. During his five-year tenure, Johnson initiated and implemented several key strategies and programs, including the allocation of more than $350 million to research projects in the fields of vaccine development, regenerative medicine, and antibiotic resistance; increasing state funding by $3 million for targeted HIV/AIDS prevention and early detection; and establishing a data-driven management system to improve performance management, resource allocation and outcome measurement.
Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Morehouse College in Atlanta. He earned his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a master’s of public health degree from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed his training in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.