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Biography

Richard Smith is director of the UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative, Minneapolis, USA, which collaborates on a global program with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The program aims at creating centers in the developing world to counter the pandemic of chronic disease.

Having qualified in medicine in Edinburgh, he began his career working in hospitals in Scotland and New Zealand. He also worked for six years as a television doctor with the BBC and TV-AM. For thirteen years he held the position of editor for the British Medical Journal, and served as chief executive of the BMJ Publishing Group. He also served as chief executive of UnitedHealth Europe.

Dr. Smith has a degree in management science from Stanford Business School, California, USA.

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Reforming Health Care: Maintaining Social Solidarity

11.10.10 | 00:47:53 min | 0 comments