Dr. Meika Tylese Neblett, Class of 1990, will serve as the 2021 Graduation Day speaker on June 11.

A physician executive at RWJ Barnabas Health, Meika earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and Spanish from Emory University, a Doctor of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine, and a master’s in management from New York University.

Meika worked for many years in emergency departments throughout New York, and has traveled extensively to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Okinawa, and Ghana to practice medicine. She currently serves as the hospital chief medical officer, chief academic officer, and system lead for equity in clinical care at RWJ Barnabas Health in New Jersey.

Read more about Meika and her work confronting the COVID-19 pandemic in the Milton Magazine feature, Born to Lead.