Chairman and CEO
Donato J. Tramuto, is the founder, CEO and chairman of Physicians Interactive, a global provider of insight-driven digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers.
Additionally, Tramuto is the founder of Health eVillages, a non-profit organization in partnership with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights that brings trusted medical content via state-of-the-art mobile technology to the most remote areas of the world. Tramuto also created the Tramuto Foundation to distribute annual college scholarships in his home state of Maine and financial grants supporting health, education and other non-profits.
Previously, Tramuto was one of the founders of Protocare Inc., a large provider of drug development and disease management services, and championed the development of Caremark’s national disease management program for HIV/AIDS. He started his healthcare career at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
He serves on several executive leadership boards, including Boston University’s School of Public Health; The Brown University Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Board; The York Community Hospital Board; The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council; and is chairman of the Board of Robert F. Kennedy Center Human Rights, Europe. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Healthways, a NASDAQ-traded company.
Tramuto’s accomplishments as a global healthcare activist, social entrepreneur and philanthropist have been recognized by many thought leader organizations. In 2005, 2009 and 2012, Tramuto was selected by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Inspirational Healthcare Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry.” In May 2012, he was recognized by The Boston Globe as one of the “Top 12 Innovators in Massachusetts” for his work with Health eVillages. In 2013, he received the Healthcare IT News H.I.T. Men & Woman Award in the “Innovators” category. In December 2014, along with Hillary Clinton, Robert De Niro, and Tony Bennett, he was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award for his nearly three decades of work in addressing global healthcare access and for his unmatched commitment to social change. In May 2015, Tramuto was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in recognition of his commitment to healthcare access and quality, and to furthering the life sciences industry through leadership, innovation, motivation, mentorship and philanthropy. Additionally, Tramuto was named a PM360 ELITE Award winner as one of the foremost transformational leaders in healthcare for his Collaborative IQ approach to resolving one of the industry’s biggest challenges: enhancing healthcare access around the world.