Eureka C. Day, PhD

Dr. Eureka C. Daye is a leading visionary, transformational and performance driven healthcare executive and consultant.  She has over 30 combined years of Leadership experience in healthcare, behavioral health and academia as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operation Officer, Vice President of Operations and Clinical Services, Assistant Vice Provost of Affirmative Action and Gender Equity, Organizational Change Management and Director of Health Management and with overseeing operating budgets exceeding $100 million.Dr. Daye has been a private consultant in the areas of healthcare services and health disparities to include consulting on Opioid dependency treatment among women and consulted and helped design residential treatment programs for pregnant women and for women with young children who were able to keep their children with them while recovering from substance abuse.

Dr. Daye has served appointments as a Board Member on the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) where she chaired the Women’s Health Advocacy Program; as aUNITED WAY Board Member where she served on the Women’s Leadership Council and the Committee for Diversity; as a County Mental Health Board Member, and was appointed to the Chancellor’s Commissions on the Status of People of Color and the Status of Women. In addition, Dr. Daye has been on Statewide Speaker’s Bureaus and has lead YMCA Vortex Study Circles focused on institutional racism and community-based task forces around education, criminal justice, and media monitoring. She has also served as Commentator on a series of health summit workshops focusing on chronic disease management in conjunction with RemakingAmerican Medicine and the University of North Carolina Public Television (UNC – TV).Dr. Daye’s area of research includes Healthcare Disparities and the Built Environment; a look at the design, demographics and logistics of inner city neighborhoods as deprivation indexes contributory to poor health outcomes in disenfranchised populations.

Dr. Daye received her B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University, her Masters of Arts from the University of San Francisco, and her Masters of Public Health from Walden University. She also received her PhD in Public Health from Walden University. She holds active clinical licenses in mental health and in certified in Diversity Training, Conflict Mediation and Resolution, Crisis and Stress Management, Certified Correctional Healthcare Professional (CCHP) and is a Six Sigma Black Belt in Healthcare.Dr. Daye was inducted into the Continental Who’s Who Registry of Executives in 2014 and was named Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) in 2014.  She is a Licensed Associate Minister and a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae Sorority.  Dr. Daye currently is a Regional Healthcare Executive and Director of Women’s Health for the California Correctional Healthcare Services.