by Jasmine Batchelor
April 24, 2019
Senior Vice President, Population Health Solutions – National Accounts and Chief Medical Officer, Optum
Jerry is the Chief Medical Officer/ SVP for Population Health Services-National Accounts. In this role, he is involved with product transformation and design as well as supporting strategic clients and key opportunities. This often involves the leverage of Optum and UnitedHealth Group capabilities to formulate tailored clinical solutions for key customer opportunities. Using clinical, financial, and operational data, he leads the design of the population health solution for each customer. The goal is to create a seamless integrated consumer experience for every member. Jerry has been with Optum since 2012.
Prior to coming to Optum, he was a practicing Ob/Gyn for 16 years, most recently with HealthPartners in Minneapolis/St. Paul. During his tenure with HP he was also an Assistant clinical professor with the University of Minnesota department of Ob/Gyn.
Jerry also serves as a Colonel in the U.S. Army reserves. He currently serves as the Commander of the 7302nd Medical Training Battalion. In the past he has served as a Deputy Chief of Staff for Army Reserve Medical Command, Division Command Surgeon, Chief medical officer and staff physician.
Jerry is a graduate of Albion College (BA), Wayne State University School of Medicine (MD) and The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University (MBA).