2014STucksonReedReed V. Tuckson, MD, FACP is Managing Director at Tuckson Health Connections, LLC. Prior roles include Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group; Senior Vice President for Professional Standards at the American Medical Association; President of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science; and Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia. Dr. Tuckson is an active member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, serving on, or chairing, several boards and committees. He is an appointee to the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His current national board service includes Cell Therapeutics, Inc.; Howard University and the American Telemedicine Association, among others. Dr. Tuckson is a graduate of Howard University and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship Programs at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.