Patricia M. Doykos, PhD (D ’86)

Patricia “Patti” Mae Doykos is the executive director for Health Equity at Bristol Myers Squibb. In this newly created role, Patti leads internal and external health equity efforts across the organization to help optimize health outcomes of underserved and increasingly diverse patient populations and communities.

Patti has over 24 years of experience and leadership in transformative corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, product brand and strategic communications, and health equity and social justice from her roles in the company’s infectious disease business and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation. She has developed and led US and international grant-making and public-private partnership programs for global HIV/AIDS, women’s health, diabetes, cancer, serious mental illness, cardiovascular disease, immunology and COVID19. Among her current service roles are inaugural chair of the board of the Center for Global Health Equity at Dartmouth-Geisel Medical School, Board of Advisors for Dartmouth-Geisel Medical School, Advisory Board for the Center for Global Health at Rutgers University, and Trustee of Phillips Academy Andover and member of its Anti-Racism Task Force.

Patti holds a BA from Dartmouth College for majors in Government and German, MA in German Literature & Language from the University of Virginia and PhD in the same from New York University both with a concentration in Cultural Studies.