Donna Hill Howes, RN, MS, is chief nursing officer and senior vice president of corporate partnerships at Sharecare, the digital health company founded to help each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – build a longer, better life by enabling health transformation at the individual, organizational and community level. An expert in consumer and professional health education, Hill Howes is responsible for the development and management of strategic content partnerships.
Hill Howes has held leadership positions with world-class healthcare organizations, most recently as president at MediMedia, director of health education at Time Warner and in various roles with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She was founder and president of StayWell Productions, one of the most trusted sources for DVD, video, television, documentary and electronic programming for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
Hill Howes stood at the helm of The International Health & Medical Media Awards (a division of the Academy of Arts and Sciences), also known as the “Oscars in Health & Medicine.” Her work with The FREDDIE Awards put her squarely at the intersection of healthcare and Hollywood as she worked with well-known celebrities to support numerous health initiatives.
Hill Howes has been honored at the White House by the first lady and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for her extensive work on major health, fitness and nutrition initiatives. She held clinical leadership positions at the National Institutes of Health including roles with the National Cancer Institute, the National Child Health & Human Development Institute (founding team) and the National Eye Institute (her clinical specialty) for 11 years prior to transitioning into healthcare media.