Michael Naparalla, HNI's first ever Chief Health Officer, is a Registered Nurse with an incredibly unique combination of skills, education, and experience. As an advocate for employers and a true resource for top performing companies, Michael is truly able to impact the health and wellbeing of employee populations.
After spending more than 13 years as a registered nurse specializing in emergency and trauma healthcare, Michael transitioned into an advisory role for employers that focused on coverage options, quality of care directives, and a fundamental understanding of what the balance of care and cost should be.
He has partnered with more than 500 employers over his career to provide biometric screenings, wellness evaluations, manage onsite clinics, and engage employees to be empowered in their health and wellbeing.
Michael’s truly rare and unique combination of skills across population health management, insurance, and practical healthcare experience have left him well positioned to assume the responsibilities of Chief Health Officer and begin making an impact with HNI's clients to improve health and wellbeing.