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Dr. Altovise Ewing

Senior Science Leader, Global Health Equity


Dr. Altovise Ewing is a clinician-scientist with more than ten years of genetic counseling and health disparities research experience. Her scholarship focuses on the inclusion of diverse patient populations in genetics research and the development of ethically sound educational strategies to address the needs of medically underserved populations. She has presented at national conferences and published in multiple journals and popular magazines. Altovise has dedicated her career to ensuring that emerging genetic and genomic resources, services and technologies do not further exacerbate health disparities and inequities. Her unwavering passion for health equity and inclusion has facilitated opportunities for her to advise, educate and share expertise with various audiences in the genetics and genomics industry. She also has experience serving as a trusted and committed healthcare liaison to marginalized, medically underserved, and underrepresented communities participating in research. Recently, Altovise was elected to serve as a 2021 Director-At-Large for the National Society of Genetic Counselors. In 2019, Altovise was recognized as a 40 under 40 Leader in Health by The National Minority Quality Forum.