Mississippi Stories: Karen Matthews

Mississippi Stories: Karen Matthews

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Mississippi Stories: Karen Matthews

In this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with Karen Matthews, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Delta Health Alliance. Matthews talks about growing up in Fulton, Mississippi, studying engineering and accounting and how she made the pivot to healthcare.

She also shares some of the success stories of the Delta Health Alliance from the past 20 years and some of its (and the state’s) biggest challenges. Created by the late Senator Thad Cochran, DHA funds and operates 40 different healthcare initiatives in 38 Mississippi counties. Health truly does equal wealth.

This article first appeared on Mississippi Today and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.