Our Team

Our Team

Get to know the faces behind our impactful initiatives and learn how we are working collaboratively to break barriers, inspire hope, and promote mental wellness across the continent.

Dr. Sosunmolu Shoyinka, M.D., MBA.

Dr. Sosunmolu Shoyinka is an award-winning psychiatrist, author and speaker, recognized as a national expert in the field of public mental health. He most recently served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), a role which oversees policy and services for Philadelphia’s public mental health system. 

In this role, Dr Shoyinka leveraged health system policy and process improvement strategies to assure optimal population health for approximately 1.6 million Philadelphians. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shoyinka led the redesign of Philadelphia’s crisis system and the implementation of 988. In July 2022, Philadelphia was recognized as a model City for 988 implementation by the Biden Administration. Dr Shoyinka’s work in Philadelphia was featured in the Kelley School of Business Alumni Blog in Jan 2024. 

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Prior to this role, Dr. Shoyinka held several leadership positions. He served as Medical Director for Sunflower and Home State Health plans and Director for the Missouri Behavioral Pharmacy Management program. The latter program resulted in cost savings of over $10 million over a decade. While at Centene, Dr Shoyinka co-led the design of analytic software that facilitates population health management for individuals with substance use conditions. He is also a co-developer of the SMART Tool, which facilitates self-directed antiracism work within organizations.

Dr Shoyinka is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a Fellow of the Philadelphia College of Physicians. He trained at Yale, Columbia, and NYU, is Triple Board certified and holds an MBA from the Kelley School of Business. He serves on the Board of the American Association for Community Psychiatry, the Medical Director Institute of the National Council, and the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.

Dr Shoyinka’s awards and honors include a Special Presidential Commendation and the Jeanne Spurlock Minority Fellowship Achievement Award by the American Psychiatric Association. He has been recognized as a Black leader shaping the future of Psychiatry by the Scattergood Foundation. 

On November 16th, 2023, Dr Shoyinka testified before the US Congress on maintaining access to mental health treatment. Dr Shoyinka is the author of “Understanding Mental Health: A Guide for Faith Communities”. He is a regular guest speaker at state and national conferences.

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Dr. Kemi Shoyinka

Dr. Kemi Shoyinka is a clinical pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in hospital, long-term acute care, and community settings. Her career path has spanned from Nigeria to several states in the US.

Kemi Shoyinka has leveraged her knowledge of public health and health informatics to maximize the benefits of healthcare data analytics and population health.

Kemi Shoyinka obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Ibadan, her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida and her Master degree from Temple University in Philadelphia USA