Our Hero in Healthcare

Each year, a Kansas City-based business publication – Ingram’s Magazine – features outstanding health providers in its Heroes in Healthcare series.  HHI’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rick Randolph made the list for 2016.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rick Randolph, in blue shirt, extends his elbow to greet Major General Gary Volesky at the Tappita, Liberia Ebola Treatment Unit in January 2016.


According to Ingram’s Magazine, their Heroes in Healthcare are exemplary healthcare providers who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Read the nomination and you’ll understand why Dr. Rick was included by Ingram’s in this year’s class:

Heroes-in-HealthcareRGBFeature-620x443As Chief Medical Officer for Heart to Heart International (HHI), Dr. Randolph oversees our Global Health Initiatives as well as the recent launch of our Rural Health Care program in SE Missouri.  But what makes Dr. Randolph truly stand out as a Hero in Healthcare is the path that led him to his current position. 

His experience includes leading disaster response teams in Haiti and the Philippines for HHI as a volunteer, medical exchanges through Rotary International in Kenya and Uganda, providing primary care medicine in Senegal, Haiti, Kenya and Uganda.  He has medical military experience in Senegal, Haiti and Iraq. 

Dr. Randolph deployed to Liberia in the fall of 2015 to volunteer at HHI’s Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU)Upon arriving, Dr. Randolph was named Chief Medical Officer of the ETU and remained in country until July 2016—giving up his medical practice with College Park Family Care as a result.  

His selfless commitment to serving others through healthcare, building resilience, and mentoring others to be their best is why Dr. Randolph is a Hero in Healthcare not just in KC, but all over the world.  He is an exceptional human being and employee and his talents and selflessness are treasured at HHI.

Dr. Randolph will be honored at the Ingram’s 2016 Heroes in Healthcare Awards Breakfast, Thursday March 10, 2016 in Kansas City.


2016IngramsFebruarySmall-180x234Read more about Dr. Rick Randolph, his work with HHI, and access the full list of the Heroes in Healthcare in the healthcare special report in the February issue of Ingram’s Magazine.