Temi Oshiyoye

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Temi Oshiyoye is a public health professional with over a decade and a half of experience. She is currently the Director of Community Health Improvement at Luminis Health. In this role, she provides operational leadership for the department and the team that offers nutritional counseling, DPP classes, community outreach, wellness initiatives, and population health improvement activities. With oversight and involvement of the community benefit report and needs assessment, she ensures appropriate collaboration with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and community partners to create and implement sustainable programs that enhance the health of the Luminis Health communities. Before her role at Luminis Health, Temi oversaw Quality Improvement Initiatives for Nexus Montgomery at the Primary Care Coalition, where she worked with the leadership of the hospital transition care team for the six Montgomery County hospitals and managed the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Alliance program, facilitating collaboration and partnership between 36 SNFs and six hospitals. Using standard quality improvement tools like Six Sigma, root cause analysis, and statistical process control to develop individualized quality improvement plans for the SNFs to help reduce 30-day readmission/ re-hospitalization and improve quality of care. Temi’s experience extends to working on Statewide initiatives, especially in her role as the Director for the State Office of Rural Health and the Director for the Office of Workforce Development with the Maryland Department of Health, working with partners across the State and managing initiatives that improve access to care in rural and underserved communities. Implementing state and federal programs over 1 million dollars, Temi, in collaboration with rural partners, improved physician shortages in rural and underserved areas of the state.

Temi believes that to improve health outcomes, prevention, education, early detection, treatment, policy analysis/ development, population/public health, and systematic infrastructure development are the initial cornerstones of a healthier community, and the psychosocial aspects of care provide the continuum (mind, body, and soul) of healthiness. Her professional goal is to continue to support programs and initiatives that improve quality of life, provide healthcare for all, and ultimately improve population health. Temi has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in human development, a master’s in public health, and a Postgraduate degree in healthcare quality and patient safety. Temi is a Certified Health Education Specialist and is yellow belt six stigma certified.