Linda Genen, MD, MPH

Leadership Biography

Linda Genen, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Linda Genen, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at ProgenyHealth, oversees our medical management and quality operations.  As an experienced physician executive who has focused on maternal child health, Dr. Genen most recently served as a Senior Research Fellow for UnitedHealth Group Research and Development helping to advance research and develop innovations in healthcare. Prior to moving to R&D, she was most recently the Chief Medical Officer for Women’s Health at Optum servicing Fertility, Maternity and NICU programs. Previous roles involved National Medical Director at ParadigmHealth and Alere. 

Dr. Genen earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and graduated with honors from Wellesley College. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center.

She completed her pediatric residency at Columbia Presbyterian Babies and Children’s Hospital and her neonatology fellowship at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Genen became interested in clinical research and attended the Yale School of Public Health during her fellowship, where she earned a master’s degree in public health focusing on evidenced-based medicine. Dr. Genen remains clinically active as a neonatologist at Northwell Cohen Children’s Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra University Medical School.

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