Pamela Alston Oliver, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Pam Oliver, Novant Health Chief Medical OfficerAs executive vice president and chief medical officer, Dr. Pamela Alston Oliver provides strategic, clinical, and cultural leadership to ensure the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective, and patient-centered care across Novant Health. She also leads health equity initiatives and plays a pivotal role in guiding the Novant Health institutes.

In her previous role as president of Novant Health Physician Network, Dr. Oliver led a group of more than 3,000 physicians and advanced practice providers and oversaw operations and strategy for an extensive network of more than 680 medical clinic sites.

Dr. Oliver’s lifelong dedication to addressing disparities in maternal health outcomes led her to become the chair of the Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition and a highly sought-after expert providing crucial insights into Black maternal mortality for various U.S. Congressional committees. She currently serves as a vice chair for the Boston-Thurmond Community Network and the State Health Coordinating Council, and as a trustee for the United Way of Forsyth County board of directors.

Board-certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. Oliver holds a Doctor of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Concurrent to her medical studies, she earned a Master of Science in maternal and child health from the UNC School of Public Health.