Dr. Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee
Chief Health Officer
Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP, Chief Health Officer, Accenture, is responsible for creating and innovating strategies to enhance the health, safety, and wellbeing of our people and their families across the globe. Together with her team and expert partners, she is working to create conditions and enable resources for people to experience wellness, thereby allowing human ingenuity to flourish and deliver on Accenture’s promise.
Dr. Tam is a healthcare executive with over 20 years of experience serving in healthcare organizations, delivering holistic and equitable care that sustainably improves the health and well-being of individuals and communities. A board certified Family Physician, her career demonstrates a strong track record of clinical and operational experience, the development and implementation of community and population health strategies, and improvement of healthcare delivery and quality.
Prior to her career at Accenture, Dr. Tam served as senior vice president and chief community impact officer at Ascension, a leading non-profit and Catholic health system in the U.S., where she developed the community impact (health) strategy and led efforts to impact population health, advance health equity, improve healthcare operations, and optimize the health and well-being of vulnerable communities across Ascension markets. She was also the President of Providence Health System (a member of Ascension) and led a team that improved operations and developed a strategy for ambulatory based care serving vulnerable populations in Washington DC. She began her career in academic medicine and community health in Chicago, where she spent over 15 years providing direct clinical care and medical education, and held increasing leadership roles driving strategies to advance health equity, organizational growth and improve access and quality of care.
An advocate and thought leader on issues of health equity, gender equality, and well-being, Dr. Tam is dedicated to service through her work with several nonprofit organizations that address the social determinants of health (financial health, housing, and healthcare access) and community building. She is also a frequent lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Tamarah received her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University and earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. Upon completing residency in Family Medicine, she earned a master’s Degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health and later an Executive MBA from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. In 2021, she was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Women Leaders, and by Fierce Healthcare as a 2021 Woman of influence.