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Meet Corner's New Executive Director, Alex Plum, MPH, MBA(c), CHES

Alex Plum

The Corner Board and Staff are thrilled to welcome Alex Plum to the role of Executive Director.

Alex Plum, MPH, MBA(c), CHES, is a servant leader passionate about building bridges between and among communities to improve the primary health care of populations. For the last seven years at Henry Ford Health in Detroit, Alex established, directed, and evaluated systems, policies, and programs designed to connect integrated care teams to community social services with a special focus on business sustainability and return on investment. He built Henry Ford’s international reputation as a demonstration site for “global to local” health care transformation by adapting and applying evidence-based models from low- resource settings around the world and has secured over $5M in grants during his tenure.

An ordained deacon at Cass Community United Methodist Church, he partners with student doctors from Wayne State University to facilitate a weekly free clinic that integrates primary care, behavioral health, and social services. Alex is a Salzburg Global Fellow, a former Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Micronesia, 2008-2011). He is an alumnus of Emory University (MPH, Behavioral Science & Health Education), Michigan State University (BA, International Relations & Political Economy), and he will complete his MBA in healthcare supply chain in 2023 at Wayne State University. He lives in Detroit with his partner Jason and dog Yolly.


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