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Reed Tuckson, MD, FACP

Co-Founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID & Co-Founder of the Coalition for Trust in Health & Science

Currently, Dr. Tuckson’s focus is on his role as a Co- Convener of the Coalition For Trust In Health & Science which is dedicated to bringing together the entire health related ecosystem to address mistrust and misinformation. In addition, he continues to advance his work as a co-founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID, a multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary effort working to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic in Washington,D.C. and nationally by coordinating the four historically Black medical schools, the NMA, the National Black Nurses Association, the National Urban League, and

Previously, he enjoyed a long tenure as Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs for UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 20 Health and wellbeing company. A recognized leader in his field, Dr. Tuckson is honored to have been appointed to leadership roles at the National Institutes of Health; National Academy of Medicine; numerous Federal Advisory Committees; and corporate, non-profit and academic boards.

Previously, he served as President of the Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science; the Senior Vice President for Professional Standards of the AMA; the SVP for the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; and the Commissioner of public health for Washington, D.C.