Sybil R. Green, JD, RPh, MHA
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Sybil R. Green is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). A health care policy expert with experience in both corporate and nonprofit organizations, Ms. Green guides ASCO’s internal and external initiatives aimed at achieving the Society’s equity, diversity, and inclusion goals. Motivated by galvanizing events of 2020, ASCO is accelerating its programmatic work in anti-racism and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), which includes new and expanded programs in research, professional development, public policy, membership, publishing, education, and care delivery. As ASCO’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Ms. Green serves as a strategic leader for EDI actions and coordinates resources across the organization to meet its goals and support a culture of continuous improvement. She also liaises with Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, to help achieve its strategic funding aimed at scaling and growing EDI in oncology. Within ASCO, Ms. Green works with the executive leadership team to implement recommendations and report on progress in advancing EDI across the organization. Ms. Green joined ASCO in 2015 to direct health care reimbursement and coverage aspects of the organization’s quality improvement efforts.
Prior to joining ASCO, Ms. Green held leadership positions in health care compliance and policy in the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors. She was vice president of health and wellness compliance at Walmart Stores. While at Walmart, Ms. Green served as the VP Sponsor of the UNITY African American Associate Resource Group, which was created to address the concerns of African American associates who were part of Walmart’s 2.2 million associates worldwide. Ms. Green has also served as deputy secretary for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and assistant deputy secretary for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, she served as director of policy and programs.
Since 2011, Ms. Green has served on the Board of Trustees for the National Pharmaceutical Association Foundation, which supports the minority professional association for pharmacists founded more than 70 years ago, originally to serve African American pharmacists. She also sits on the College of Pharmacy Boards of Visitors for Howard University and Xavier University of Louisiana.