City Club: Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.

Submitted by Amin Varghai on Thu, 04/28/2005 - 11:22.
05/13/2005 - 11:00

Senior Vice President, Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement, UnitedHealth Group


Reed Tuckson, who works with business groups to create new healthcare
systems, enhance patient-physician relationships, improve medical care
quality, and assist individuals in maximizing their health, will speak
about the need for the public and private sectors to build partnerships
in order to ensure quality and affordable healthcare for the

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group in 2000, Tuckson served as
senior vice president, Professional Standards, for the American Medical
Association. The former president of the Charles R. Drew University of
Medicine and Science from 1991 to 1997, Dr. Tuckson also served as
senior VP for Programs of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.
From 1986 to 1990, he was the commissioner of Public Health for the
District of Columbia.

Tuckson is a member of several healthcare-related and academic
organizations, including the Institute of Medicine of the National
Academy of Sciences. He was recently appointed to the Secretary of
Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health and
Society and has held a number of other federal appointments, including
cabinet level advisory committees on health reform, children’s health,
violence and radiation testing.


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