Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi serves DLIVE as the “health strategy coach,” or more formally, the medical director. Prior to DLIVE, Tolulope worked as an emergency medicine physician and community servant, deepening his learning about the things that contribute to cycles of illness and poor health. While honoring the intimate awareness of the challenges that his contemporaries in the city of Detroit were facing, he became an advocate to uplift his community. Pulling in his life’s teachable moments, things he didn’t understand began making sense and puzzle pieces started coming together—and his call to serve and create in this space became clear. Tolulope has received Alkebu-lan’s Community Leadership Award and Crain’s Health Care Hero Award, and he was named an Emergency Physician of the Year by the Michigan College of Emergency Physicians. Tolulope is a 2019 Echoing Green Fellow.