Meghan Fitzgerald

Meghan Fitzgerald

Meghan Fitzgerald

Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management




Meghan serves as an Operating Partner at L1 Health LLC, Private Equity. With $2.5 billion of capital under management, L1 Health is the healthcare investment vehicle of LetterOne focused on long-term value creation. Prior to this Meghan was the EVP of Strategy, M&A and Health Policy at Cardinal Health and a member of the executive committee. Prior to this role she was the president of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, a specialty healthcare business that offers services for healthcare providers, payers, and pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Specialty Solutions is one of the fastest growing businesses at Cardinal Health. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, FitzGerald was senior vice president of New Markets International Division and Business Development at Medco Health Solutions, Inc., where she was responsible for leading business development efforts in the United States and internationally. She previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals, where she supported business strategies and operations, including the implementation of ten-year lifecycle plans for various pharmaceutical products such as Celebrex. FitzGerald has also held marketing positions at Merck and Sanofi-Synthelabo. She is a member of the board of directors for SeniorLink, an innovative proven model of in home care for elders, Concert Pharmaceuticals and GELESIS which will be launching a novel product for obesity. She a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing and recently co-authored Longevity in the Workplace: 60 is the new 40. Recognized as global healthcare operator and strategist, FitzGerald has worked in almost every sector of healthcare and is an expert speaker on topics such as specialty healthcare; healthcare policy and reform; and women in executive leadership. She authored a ground breaking study on the health of executive women in the Fortune 500 which was featured in a Harvard Business Review article, The More Women Earn, the Less Healthy They Feel.


RN, Fairfield University
MPH, Columbia
DrPH, New York Medical College

Other Affiliations

Partner L1 Health

Select Publications

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Without Injury: Health Status in Executive Women Ascending the Corporate Ladder

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