Jesse Roach, MD

Transplant Advisory Committee Member

Dr. Jesse Roach is a strategist and clinician whose work focuses on improving access to kidney health by removing barriers to care through policy, partnerships, and research. He most recently served as Chief Medical Officer at CVS Kidney Care where he leads a multifaceted approach to removing barriers to kidney health among historically disenfranchised populations. Before joining CVS Kidney Care, he spent five years at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality where he led quality measurement and value-based care development. He also served at the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Before joining the federal government, Dr. Roach was an assistant professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Dr. Roach received his medical degree and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a combined fellowship in pediatric and adult nephrology at the University of Michigan Medical School. He resides in Washington, DC.