John J. Wernert, MD, MHA
Senior Vice President, Health Policy Center
Dr. John J. Wernert joined The Corydon Group in December 2017, bringing 30 years’ experience as a psychiatrist, geriatrician and healthcare leader in Indiana. Dr. Wernert served as the Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) for nearly three years under then-Governor Michael R. Pence and after that served as the Sagamore Institute’s Vice President and the Director of the Health Innovation Center. Dr. Wernert began the full-time medical practice of psychiatry in 1989. Dr. Wernert has dedicated his professional career towards improved clinical care, administrative innovations and applied research, working to move ideas and theories to work in the real world. His previous posts include Medical Director of Medical Management at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Medical Director for Behavioral Health Integration for the Franciscan Alliance and Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for MDwise, Inc. Dr. Wernert has served on various charitable boards including the Healthy Hoosiers Foundation, Catholic Social Services and the Board of Overseers for the St. Meinrad School of Theology. Dr. Wernert lives near Louisville, Kentucky with his wife Erin, and is the proud father of six amazing children (ages 5-31 years). He enjoys outdoor cooking, black powder shooting and is an avid Civil War re-enactor and historian.
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