Decreasing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
2003-2004 Topic: Global Health Issues – Minnesota Perspectives
This event was held on June 4, 2004.
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Reed Tuckson, MD is a graduate of Howard and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Reed Tuckson is currently Senior Vice President of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement at United Health Group where he is responsible for working with all of the company’s business units to improve the quality and efficiency of health services. He has served as Senior Vice President, Professional Standards, for the American Medical Association. He is former President of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences in Los Angeles from 1991-1997 and as Senior Vice President for Programs of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation from 1990-1992. From 1986 to 1990, Dr. Tuckson was the Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia. He is currently a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and serves as Chair of its Quality Chasm Summit Committee.