Sherri Onyiego, MD, PhD

Texas Medical Director, Equality Health

Sherri Onyiego, MD, PhD

Dr. Sherri Onyiego serves as the Texas Medical Director for value-based care leader, Equality Health, where she engages and supports primary care practices across the state to advance value-based care models to patient populations with socioeconomic barriers.  

Prior to this role, Dr. Onyiego was part of the executive leadership team within Harris County Public Health (HCPH) in Houston Texas, serving as the Director for Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention focusing on promoting chronic disease prevention efforts in the community. Dr. Onyiego is a Board-Certified Family Physician with over 15 years of clinical experience in managing and treating chronic diseases as it relates to individual patient care and population health.

Dr. Onyiego earned a doctorate in pharmacology from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. with a research focus on novel compounds targeting HIV-1. She attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in family medicine at Louisiana State

University Health Sciences Center and later went on to conduct a fellowship in HIV medicine at the University of Texas at Houston.

Dr. Onyiego has a passion for public health and addressing health inequities and currently serves on several local, state, and national committees, workgroups, and boards.

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