Worthe S. Holt Jr., MD, FAAFP

Vice President, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Humana, Inc.

Dr. Holt earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, where he also completed his residency in family medicine. He earned a master’s degree in medical management from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed a faculty development fellowship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the deputy chief medical officer (CMO) at Humana, Dr. Holt is responsible for the operation of the office of the CMO; clinical collaborative activities, including corporate clinical strategy; and the influence of clinical functions throughout the enterprise. He participates in the integration of clinical and business decision-making processes for this Fortune 100 organization, as well as oversight and implementation of Humana’s Bold Goal community-based health care initiatives. He provides operational expertise, working nationally with clients and hospitals to support business development, clinical care, and trend management. He has 35 years of care delivery and administrative experience, including vice president and chief operating officer roles at hospitals and health systems in Indiana, as well as residency director positions.

Dr. Holt's previous roles also include serving as major general (retired), special assistant to the commander, and deputy chief of staff of the U.S. Africa command. In that role, he provided policy representation on behalf of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. This included direct contribution to the development of U.S. national security policies and their execution, as well as negotiations with U.S. ambassadors and host nation political and military leadership. Dr. Holt has also served his country as a fighter pilot (flying the F-16 and the F-4), physician, and adjutant general-air in the U.S. Air Force and the Minnesota and Indiana Air National Guards. In addition, he is the past president of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians, and has served as president of the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana and as a member of the board of trustees of Franklin College in Indiana.