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Mawusi Arnett, MD MPH

Chicago, Illinois

Medical/Public health training: University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Experience: Clinical experience in primary care; Grant-funded research design in social determinants of health/behavior change/epidemiology; Consulting on health behavior program design/evaluation. Data analytics using STATA/R.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Technology for Behavior Change

    Conducted grant-funded research on technologies that address social determinants of health/behavior change. Expertise in applying conceptual frameworks to digital behavior change strategies from the ground up.

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Patient engagement and advocacy
    • Digital health technologies
    • Behavior Change
    • nutrition
    • Patient medication adherence
  • Clinical Care Delivery

    Clinical training in ambulatory care, inpatient care and care coordination at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Physician Practice
    • Chronic Disease
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Chronic heart disease management
    • Heart Failure
    • heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Prediabetes
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • nutrition
    • Diet &
    • Health
    • Weight loss
    • primary care
    • Primary health care
  • Data Science

    History of designing and running data analytics projects to answer complex clinical and public health questions. Experience with analyzing insurance claims data, large survey datasets and app-user interactions. Author of research abstracts and publications.

    • Software
    • Data science
    • algorithms
    • biostatistics
    • statistics
    • Healthcare Delivery Patient Engagement

My Interests

Health Sectors
Digital Health, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery, Diagnostics, Payers
Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
  • Obesity
  • Chronic heart disease management
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Chronic Disease
  • elderly
  • patient population management
  • Population health
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End Stage Kidney Disease
  • Dialysis
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Austin, TX
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Charleston, South Carolina Area
  • Santiago de Chile
  • Chicago, Illinois


  • Scientific Advisory Board Member

    Triangle Community Development Corporation | June 2014 - Current | Board Member

    The Triangle CDC aims to improve the health opportunities of West Philadelphians. I advise this Philadelphia-based non-profit on the integration of health behavior change strategies (tech-enabled or offline) into its programs.

  • Entrepreneur in Startup Chile

    Prenovate Health | November 2013 - Current

  • Co-founder, Lead Prenovater

    Prenovate Health | November 2013 - Current | Founder

    Prenovate is using diet and technology to revolutionize the way we manage chronic diseases. Our dietary change programs combine our food-grading software and behavioral science to help people from diverse backgrounds reduce their chronic disease risk. As the Clinical/Product lead I guide a talented team of clinicians, public health professionals and data scientists. I draw on data science experience to build and iterate Prenovate's proprietary disease-specific web/mobile food grading engine. I'm responsible for coordinating other software development processes. Additionally, I leverage clinical experience to guide software/behavioral programs in clinically-relevant directions to produce meaningful dietary changes.

  • Program Director

    West Philadelphia Wellness Empowerment | October 2013 - November 2013 | Founder

    Founded and coordinated a grant-funded community wellness program in West Philadelphia. Developed chronic disease nutrition curriculum, secured funding, coordinated with community partners.

  • Nutrition Education Consultant

    Investing In Ourselves | August 2012 - February 2013 | Advisor

    Wrote a childhood nutrition education curriculum for a non-profit organization, Investing in Ourselves; Consulted on development of a behavior change curriculum


  • Princeton University

    B.A | Sociology

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    M.D | General Medicine

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    M.P.H | Socio-Behavioral Studies; Biostatistics