Press Releases Archives | Equitas Health

Public Statement 11/9/21

Equitas Health is pleased to announce that Dwayne Steward was recently appointed Interim Chief People and Culture Officer, effective November 5, 2021. Prior to this appointment, Dwayne served as Senior Director of Prevention Programs.  In this capacity, he created our HIV prevention strategy to address continued rates of HIV infection in Ohio, including the disproportionate... View Article

Public Statement 10/16/21

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I’m writing to announce that we have accepted William Hardy’s resignation from the role of President and CEO, effective immediately. Equitas Health plays a vital role in the community. We are at a juncture that requires both the Board and senior leadership to take a deep and introspective... View Article


We, the members of the Equitas Health Board of Trustees, are deeply troubled and disturbed by the claims of racism and racial discrimination raised by a number of current and former employees of Equitas Health. As members of the Board, we understand the urgency of this matter as we determine the best way to move... View Article

Public Statement 10/7/21

This week, the Columbus Dispatch published an article reflecting experiences of former and current staff of Equitas Health. Those of us who work here know that our growth and evolution has been challenging. We cannot – and will not – ignore the historical and current impact that our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) stakeholders are... View Article