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Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.

Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.

As chief health equity officer, Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D. is responsible for leading health policy and engaging community stakeholders in partnerships to advance ChristianaCare’s strategy, mission and commitment to achieve health equity and advance population health.

As senior vice president for government affairs and community engagement, Riveros is responsible for identifying and addressing legal, regulatory, policy and relationship issues to advance ChristianaCare’s strategic objectives.

Riveros joined ChristianaCare in January 2016.  She serves as co-chair on the ChristianaCare Community Engagement and Advisory Council, on the Boards of the REACH Riverside and Serviam Girls Academy; on the Delaware Business Roundtable Education Committee Steering Committee; and on the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors.

Prior to joining ChristianaCare, Riveros served as senior adviser for health policy in the office of Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and as chair of the Delaware Health Care Commission. Riveros was a founding member of the Delaware Center for Health Innovation and served on the DHIN Board and Delaware Health Resource Board.

Riveros received her law degree from Villanova University in 1988 and her undergraduate degree from Juniata College in 1985.