Steven R. Carson MHA, BSN, R

Senior Vice President Population Health, Temple University Health System, President and CEO, Temple Center for Population Health , LLC

Steven R. Carson MHA, BSN, R

Mr.  Carson is the Senior Vice President of Population Health for Temple University Health System, President and CEO of Temple Center of Population Health, LLC and serves as adjunct faculty for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and associate faculty for the Johns Hopkins Blumberg School of Public Health.

Mr. Carson has over 30 years of leadership experience in both academic and community based delivery systems, nursing leadership, inpatient and ambulatory quality improvement, clinical case management as well as value base care incentive programs.

A graduate of Gwynedd Mercy University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master’s of Science from Saint Joseph’s University, Mr. Carson is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Executives. He holds an appointment to the Pennsylvania Patient Centered Medical Home Committee, which serves to develop recommendations for the Pennsylvania Human Services, medical assistance program.


Recent regional collaborations have included the Temple Center for Population Health, LLC’s development of hub and spoke model for the management of opioid use disorder in Philadelphia through the Pennsylvania Coordinated Medication-Assisted Treatment grant program. The program was recently awarded an honorable mention Gage award from America’s Essential Hospitals.


During the COIVID – 19 pandemic, Carson led Temple’s community collaboration supporting mobile testing sites, and worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, outreach to skilled nursing, personal care homes and assisted living facility, infection prevention needs in 168 facilities. The program is now a collaborative with Penn Medicine covering over 300 facilities in SEPA, Regional Response Health Collaborative.


Mr. Carson serves on Clinical Advisory committee and is a member of the Population Health committee for HSX. His recent work has been focused on CMS Value Based Care initiatives, and physician network development.