Sheldon Retchin, MD, MSPH

Position: Commissioner

Location: Columbus, OH

Term Ends: April 2021

Sheldon Retchin, MD, MSPH, is professor of medicine and public health at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Retchin’s research and publications have addressed costs, quality, and outcomes of health care as well as workforce issues. From 2015 until 2017, he was executive vice president for health sciences and CEO of the Wexner Medical Center. From 2003 until 2015, he served as senior vice president for health sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and as CEO of the VCU Health System, in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Retchin also led a Medicaid health maintenance organization, Virginia Premier, with approximately 200,000 covered lives. Dr. Retchin received his medical and public health degrees from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was also a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.

Financial Interests

Ohio State University, employer
City of Columbus, OH, spouse’s employer

Stock ownership:


3B Scientific, board member
Aveanna Healthcare, board member