Vice President, Mental Health & Population Health Management
Roger Dowdy serves as Vice President of Mental Health & Population Health Management at Providence. Roger has over 30 years of experience as a clinician and administrator in the health care and non-profit sector.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, he worked extensively with individuals struggling with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. As an administrator, Roger has led efforts to integrate mental health into primary care in multiple organizations as well as the overall coordination of large scale, clinical operations and health plan functions.
He has previously served in leadership roles at Virginia Mason Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System and Neighborcare Health (the largest provider of primary care in King County for low-income and uninsured families and individuals). Prior to joining Providence, Roger served as Director of Mental Health and Wellness at Kaiser Permanente of Washington. Roger holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Washington, a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work.