Dr. Kinneil Coltman, DHA, is the Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer for Atrium Health, where she is responsible for leading the organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy and developing a health equity agenda alongside physician leadership. With over 62,000 teammates and 12 million patient interactions each year, Atrium Health is one of the leading healthcare organizations in the Southeast and one of the most comprehensive, not-for-profit systems in the country.
Prior to her appointment at Atrium Health, Dr. Coltman held dual appointments as Chief Diversity Officer for Greenville Health System, South Carolina’s largest healthcare provider, and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. She has served as Vice-Chair of the American Leadership Council, an advisory body for the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity in Health Management, as well as faculty for the Institute’s Fellowship in Diversity Management in Health Care.
Dr. Coltman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, a Masters in Cross Cultural Studies from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a Doctorate of Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Coltman is a 2006-2007 Fellow in the Health Research and Educational Trust’s Cross Cultural Leadership Fellowship, sponsored by the American Hospital Association. Her research interests include diversity in leadership and interventions to promote equity within healthcare systems, and she has lectured across the United States on these topics.