Author archive for Reed Tuckson, M.D.

  • April Is National Minority Health Month!

    “Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington   April is National Minority Health Month and the theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides some great resources to help you learn more, and to help raise awareness, about health disparities that affect minorities in their article […]
  • The Alliance for Health Policy Announces Tuckson and Scully to Lead Board of Directors

    The Alliance for Health Policy has announced my new role as the elected chair of the board of directors and Thomas A. Scully, J.D., of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, serving as the elected vice chair.  The Alliance for Health Policy is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping policymakers and the public better understand health policy, the root of the […]
  • Learn More About EVERMORE: Supporting Families Who Have Lost A Child

    It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a colleague and good friend, Joyal Mulheron, who has been working extremely hard to build EVERMORE, a non-profit organization helping people who have lost a child. Joyal is EVERMORE’s founder and her organization is “dedicated to improving life for bereaved families by fostering hope and solidarity through the sharing of stories and resources; […]
  • I Hope to See You at The 7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists on June 10th!

    I am looking forward to delivering the Opening Plenary at the upcoming 7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Emory University in Atlanta. The theme of this year’s conference is “Economics and Public Health” and it will provide a forum for emerging ideas and empirical results of health economics […]
  • The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart!

    The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), recently printed an important article titled, “Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart – Diabetes and Heart Disease”. It focuses on the healthcare facts regarding the serious concerns that individuals face who have diabetes and their greater chance of having heart disease and related heart problems. […]
  • I Hope You Enjoy My Podcast Interview With Leisa Peterson Of The Art Of Abundance!

    I was recently interviewed by the host of the Art of Abundance, Leisa Peterson, for a podcast regarding the fabulous book by Ilchi Lee, “I’ve Decided to Live to 120 Years — The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality and Life Transformation”. Please listen to podcast interview, as we discuss a variety of topics including mindfulness and personal transformation.
  • Take A Look At The CDC’s “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this season’s influenza activity has been extreme and most of the United States continues to experience intense and widespread flu activity. There have been record-breaking levels of influenza-like-illness and hospitalization rates recorded. The CDC’s article titled “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”, highlights some important facts […]
  • Take A Look At The National Academy Of Medicine’s Spotlight Video Series: “Communities Driving Health Equity”!

    Please take the time to watch the new documentary video series released by The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) on February 6, 2018, titled “Communities Driving Health Equity”, which spotlights local organizations across the U.S., which are advancing health equity for their communities by addressing the environmental, social, economic, and structural challenges that may impact residents’ health. As stated by NAM: […]
  • Join Me at AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference on February 5-6, 2018!

    AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) is just around the corner! This year’s Conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC on February 5-6, 2018. As a Board Member of AcademyHealth, I’d like to share more about our NHPC: “At the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC), leading health care decision makers and policy experts use the […]
  • I’ll Look For You At The ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago!

    Please join me and my colleagues in Telehealth at the American Telemedicine Associations’s ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago on April 29 – May 1, 2018. At ATA18, healthcare professionals and leaders from an array of healthcare and technology sectors unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, innovate, network, and return to their organizations with actionable […]