Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, is pleased to announce that Oswaldo A. Grenardo, MD, MBA, MSHA, will serve as our new Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer. He starts his new role Oct. 16, 2022.
On a personal mission to celebrate diversity and improve health equity, Dr. Grenardo has a strong passion and enthusiasm for Centura’s healing ministry and the health and wholeness of all communities. In his new role, Dr. Grenardo will provide overall strategic direction and leadership for the sustained success of Centura Health in clinical excellence. He will work to optimize clinical quality and patient safety through a culture of high reliability, ensuring the health and safety of our caregivers, our neighbors and our communities remains at the forefront of what we do each and every day.
Dr. Grenardo most recently served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. In this role, he inspired Centura to become a more diverse, equitable, and inclusionary organization. He was instrumental in launching the Centura Health Equity & Advancement Fund in 2021 and identifying and beginning to improve health disparities in our primary care clinics and hospitals for our diverse populations.
Dr. Grenardo practices as a family physician at Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) Cornerstar Primary Care in Aurora and has served in management and governance positions in both the medical group and Centura’s clinically integrated network. He also serves as a board member at the Colorado Health Foundation and is the board chair for the Colorado Centennial Fund.
A Colorado native born at Centura-Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Dr. Grenardo has a bachelor of arts from Stanford, a master of business administration and master of science in health administration from the University of Colorado at Denver, and a doctor of medicine from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He completed his family medicine residency at University of Colorado Rose Family Medicine Program.
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 19 hospitals, two senior living communities, neighborhood health centers, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, our caregivers make the region’s best health care accessible. We’re on a mission to build flourishing communities and whole person care. We’re Centura Health, and we’re your dedicated health partner for life. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit the Centura Health website.