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Lessons For Life & Leadership with DR. Ronald Dwinnells

Lessons For Life & Leadership with DR. Ronald Dwinnells

Update: 2022-03-05




Lessons For Life & Leadership with DR. RONALD DWINNELLS

 Ronald Dwinnells, MD, MBA, is a pediatrician and a certified physician executive. He is the CEO of ONE Health Ohio, an integrated community health center program serving the medically uninsured, underinsured, and underserved populations in northeast Ohio. His clinics have served more than one million patients during his 35 years at the helm. He is also the founder and president of the Butterflies and Hope Memorial Foundation (, whose mission is to support and improve the lives of children, adolescents, and young people suffering from behavioral and mental health issues. He has authored and published several scholarly works on health-care delivery systems and is on the faculty of local universities, teaching topics on leadership, health-care delivery programs, health disparities, and physical diagnosis. Dr. Dwinnells attributes his personal and professional growth and life’s good fortunes to hard work, a good attitude, the love of life, and being raised in two cultures—Japanese and American. His extracurricular activities include mountain climbing (including Mt. Rainer, Fuji, Hood, St. Helens, Pikes Peak, Baker, Whitney, Shasta, Washington, and two continental high points of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Elbrus), running competitive road races, gardening, traveling, reading, creative writing, and exercising. He lives with his wife, Kathy; his daughters, Erin, Sarah, Emily, and Abbey; and his favorite (only) son, Adam, in Poland, Ohio

 On this episode of My Perfect Failure (Lessons for Life & Leadership) If you want to understand how you can turn your adversities into opportunities and enhance your leadership skills, then this episode is a must listen for you.  DR. Ronald reveals how he has used resilience and adversities from a young age to work hard and turn adversities into opportunities.  The life lessons he has learnt have played a significant role in all the amazing professional and personal successes he has experienced to date. Some of the areas we cover.


·        How adversities provide an opportunity to learn.

·        How Ronald’s resilience came from his mum.

·        Finding Ronald’s passion became Ronald’s purpose.

·        Why good leaders need to know when to let go.

·        How we can thrive when we have made mistakes.

·        We discuss Ronald’s book – (Don’t pick up the dog hairs)


Purchase Book – Don’t Pick Up the Dog Hairs.


 Butterflies and Hope


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 Connect o Twitter: One Health Ohio












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Lessons For Life & Leadership with DR. Ronald Dwinnells

Lessons For Life & Leadership with DR. Ronald Dwinnells

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