Quality Talks 2023: Nzinga Harrison

Dr. Nzinga Harrison is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Eleanor Health, a provider of evidence-based, whole-person care to people and groups that have substance use disorder and mental health needs.

Dr. Harrison has spent her career helping people from marginalized communities who have substance use or other psychiatric disorders. As a physician executive, she served in Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer roles committed to improving systems-based delivery of psychiatric and substance abuse care. She is a staunch advocate of stigma reduction and a creator of whole-person care that helps individuals and communities recover from and prevent substance use disorders.

She is a double-board certified physician with specialties in General Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Howard University, her medical education at the University of Pennsylvania and her residency training at Emory University.