Trina Parks, FACHE

Corporate Senior Vice President/Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

RWJBarnabas Health

Trina Parks currently serves as corporate senior vice president/chief diversity and inclusion officer for RWJBarnabas Health, Office of the President. In her role, Ms. Parks is responsible for corporate diversity and inclusion efforts including but not limited to trustee and leadership engagement, employee optimization, diverse community partnerships, cultural competency development, health equity and population health management. These efforts include the creation of an operational plan with defined mission-driven strategies, business goals and measurable outcomes for systemwide implementation and expansion of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Due to her significant impact on the healthcare field and her many contributions in giving back to the communities she serves, Ms. Parks was recently selected as one of the “Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business” by The Network Journal. She currently sits on the board of trustees for the Richard J. Codey Fund for Mental Health and serves on the Seton Hall University Master of Healthcare Administration Advisory Board Council. Ms. Parks received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Montclair State University, a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Seton Hall University and a “Mini-MBA” degree in strategic healthcare management from Rutgers University. She is a fellow of Lead New Jersey. Ms. Parks is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


A Pragmatic and Inclusive Organizational Framework for Achieving Health Equity

Presented by Franck Nelson, Trina Parks, FACHE at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

This presentation will address the contextual frameworks of effective diversity and in inclusion strategies leading to equity at RWJBarnabas Health, the most comprehensive health system in New Jersey. We will provide a comprehensive overview by discussing the vitality of four fundamental pillars—board/leadership engagement, clinical outcomes impacting safety, population health initiatives improving the health of our…