Dr. Wayne A. Centrone

Founder and Non-voting Board Member (US) | Vice President (Perú)

Physician, Family Medicine

Senior Health Advisor, Center for Social Innovation

Wayne is considered in his field as a foremost expert in the delivery of healthcare services to underserved populations. A physician and public health professional, he has dedicated his career to working with marginalized and vulnerable populations around the world.

In addition to his work with HBI, Wayne is currently a Senior Health Advisor at the Center for Social Innovation, a Boston-based training, technical assistance, and research group focused on developing resources for providers working with people experiencing homelessness, dealing with behavioral health challenges, and living in poverty. He also serves on numerous community and national boards and was the former outreach medical director of a Health Care for the Homeless Program (which brings harm reduction services to hard-to-reach young adults experiencing homelessness). In 2004, he was named “Outstanding Care Giver of the Year” by the Oregon Primary Care Association.

Wayne has finished a family medicine residency, and completed a one-year fellowship training program in Homeless and Underserved Medicine at Outside In Medical Clinic in Portland, as well as a graduate certificate program from the University of Oxford in the delivery of healthcare services to unhoused populations.

With his extensive experience in healthcare delivery, underserved and vulnerable groups including youth and young adults, and international medical and social outreach, Wayne presents extensively at conferences about innovative approaches to caring for those at risk.

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