Our Team

Meet Our Board of Advisers

Yele Aluko, MD, MBA, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Yele Aluko is currently an executive director at a global healthcare consulting firm where he advises clients on strategies to optimize value in healthcare delivery. He is a proven cardiovascular physician executive and leader, with multiyear experience in physician governance, clinical service line strategic planning, program growth and development.

He is a former senior vice president and medical director at Novant Health, a leading southeast USA regional integrated healthcare delivery system where he was responsible for an enterprise wide clinical strategy including physician alignment and accountability to service line vision, standardization of clinical, operational and business processes within all heart and vascular facilities across the IHDS’s four state footprint. As medical director at Novant Heart and Vascular Institute, his clinical expertise and interests included complex coronary interventions, transcatheter valve replacement and transcatheter closure of congenital cardiac septal defects.

He obtained his MD from the University of Ibadan Medical School in Nigeria. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City. He completed additional fellowships in Invasive Cardiology at Cornell University Medical Center in New York City, and Interventional Cardiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA. He obtained an MBA from Wake Forest University School of Business in Winston Salem, NC.

Dr. Aluko is certified by the American and Canadian Boards of Internal Medicine. He has further certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialties of Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Excellence in Healthcare Award, the Mecklenburg County Medical Society President’s Award, the Association of Black Cardiologist’s Best Practice Award, the Novant Medical Council Commitment to Excellence Award, the Charlotte Bobcats Foundation Hero Award, the Charlotte Post Foundation Luminary Award and the Charlotte Top Doctors Award. He is a Past President and current member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas.

Titilola Britto, MD,

Dr. Titilola Britto currently serves as President of Hospital Medicine for Aurora Healthcare Medical group, overseeing 160 Hospitalist clinicians at 14 Wisconsin hospitals for Advocate Aurora Health, the 10th largest non-profit health system in the United States. She is responsible for growth, strategy and continuous improvement in clinical quality, patient experience, operational effectiveness and clinician engagement.   Dr. Britto has extensive clinical and administrative experience, having previously served as the Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Hospital Medicine at Cartersville Medical Center, in Cartersville Georgia. She was responsible for patient safety, clinical quality, infection control, medical staff governance and regulatory compliance. She is a Physician recipient of the Frist Humanitarian Award.   Prior to this, she practiced Nephrology for 14 years, 11 of them as a partner at Southwest Georgia Nephrology Clinic, in Albany Georgia, and was Chair of the Department of Medicine at Phoebe Putney hospital and Medical Director for Dialysis Clinics Inc. (DCI) at six clinics. At Southwest Georgia Nephrology her clinical expertise and interests included secondary hypertension, treatment of acute kidney injury, preventing progression of chronic kidney disease, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis and chronic care of renal transplant patients.   Dr. Britto obtained her medical degree from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan in Nigeria. She received her master’s degree in Business Administration from The George Washington University in Washington DC. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine and her Fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Illinois at Chicago hospital in Chicago Illinois, Dr. Britto is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and in its subspecialty of Nephrology.   Dr. Britto is an active member of several professional organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American board of Quality and Utilization Review Physicians and she is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She has served on the Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Committee of the Society of Hospital Medicine and is a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. She is the current President of the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association, North America and a current member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas. She is a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.