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Cheryl Pegus


Dr. Cheryl Pegus Director
Dr. Cheryl Pegus has more than 30 years of experience across the healthcare sector, most recently serving as a partner at Morgan Health focused on improving the quality, affordability and equity of health care. Dr. Pegus is also president of Caluent, LLC, a healthcare analytics and advisory company she has owned since 2012. Dr. Pegus previously served as executive vice president of Health & Wellness for Walmart from December 2020 through March 2023, where she led the company’s health care businesses, and served as a senior advisor. Prior to that, Dr. Pegus served as chief medical officer and president of Consumer Health Solutions for Cambia Health Solutions, from September 2018 to December 2020. Dr. Pegus also served as the first chief medical officer of Walgreens from 2010 to 2013, and from 2007 to 2010, as general manager and chief medical officer of SymCare Personalized Health Solutions, Inc., a diabetes-focused division of Johnson & Johnson. Prior to that, Dr. Pegus served as a medical director at Aetna and Pfizer. She began her career in private practice as a cardiologist and currently serves on the boards of a number of charitable and private organizations, including the American Heart Association. Dr. Pegus previously served as a director of Phreesia, Inc., Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. and Cogentix Medical, Inc. Dr. Pegus received her B.A. from Brandeis University, her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College, and her M.P.H. from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.