About Candace


Candace Gilbert is the Managing Director of Health Economics at ChenMed, a Medicare Advantage primary care physician group. ChenMed’s mission is to provide our nation’s neediest senior populations with VIP care that delivers better health. ChenMed is listed as one of Fortune’s “Change the World” companies.

Before starting her career in healthcare analytics, Candace majored in Biology at the University of Florida, and completed her Ph.D. in Biomedical Oncology Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, publishing research articles and textbook chapters on Brain and Breast Cancer studies.

Candace was drawn to Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Foundation’s mission to empower women and children, through programs such as RISE and LIFT. She is passionate about helping others see their potential and using life’s challenges as a catalyst to develop resilient, self-confident, and purposeful leaders.  In addition to being on the Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick board and the SSL Volunteer Committee Chairperson, Candace is a member of Lifework Leadership South Florida and ChenMed’s Women’s Inspire Network.  Candace enjoys spending her additional time playing tennis, being out on the water and exploring new travel destinations.