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Reed Tuckson, MD

Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections, LLC, Former Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs, UnitedHealth Group

Reed Tuckson, MD, is managing director of Tuckson Health Connections, LLC, a health and medical care consulting business that brings people and ideas together to promote optimal health outcomes.  He recently retired as executive vice president and chief of medical affairs at UnitedHealth Group. As the senior clinician of UnitedHealth Group, Tuckson was responsible for working with the company’s diverse business units to improve the quality and efficiency of the health services it provides to its 75 million members worldwide. Prior to that, Tuckson’s career includes leadership positions as Senior Vice President for Professional Standards of the American Medical Association (AMA); President of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles; Senior Vice President for Programs of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; and the Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia.  Tuckson is a graduate of Howard University, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s General Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship Programs.