Dr. O’dell Owens, a longtime Cincinnati health expert, has passed away.
Dr. Owens was nationally known for his work in in vitro fertilization.
In addition, some of his accomplishments include being elected as the Hamilton County Coroner, the President of Cincinnati State, and the Medical Director of the Cincinnati Health Department.
Before retiring in 2021, Dr. Owens spent five years as President and CEO of the health equity nonprofit Interact for Health.
Mayor Aftab Pureval and City Manager Sheryl Long called the family to offer condolences and they are flying the flag at City Hall at half mast in Dr. Owens’ honor.