Kevin W. Sowers

President of Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive VP of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Kevin Sowers is president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and EVP of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He oversees the health system’s six hospitals, in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Florida. He also serves as chair of Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, which has more than 60 primary and specialty care outpatient sites. A nurse for nearly four decades, Mr. Sowers came to Johns Hopkins Medicine after 32 years with Duke University Health System, where he was the president and CEO of Duke University Hospital. He has published extensively and speaks nationally and abroad. In 2020, he was recognized by the Columbia School of Business with the prestigious Deming Cup Award. In 2023 he was honored with the American Academy of Nursing’s Health Care Leader Award.