Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Public Health, City of Boston
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH, is the Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Boston and the Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC). She is a nationally recognized physician leader, health equity researcher, community advocate, and expert in the prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases. Among other public health priorities, she is committed to addressing racism as a public health crisis and advancing health equity. Dr. Ojikutu is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a faculty member within the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and a clinician within the Infectious Disease Division at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Fenway Institute. In 2018, she was appointed Co-Chair of the Getting to Zero Statewide Campaign Comprehensive Care Committee to reduce HIV infections in Massachusetts. She is a former Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy and has a Master’s in Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Ojikutu is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases and is a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. At the 2022 Spring Awards Breakfast, MPHA honored Dr. Ojikutu and Mayor Michelle Wu with the inaugural Catalyst for Justice Award.