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Dr. Albert Reece – Enabling the Next Generation of HealthCare Solutions

4healinglogop.jpg Life is indeed precious, and so the preservation, and enhancement of this issue gets all of our attention.

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For the past eight months in the US, there has been a vigorous, and loud debate on how health care will be reformed. The voice of the politicians, insurance companies, lobbyists, tea party protesters boon across the landscape.

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Well, there is a significant component of healthcare that stays out of the political food fight ,and keep their eyes on the prize of training the new doctors the service our needs, and do the innovation needed to conquer the diseases still haunting our well being.

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Effective leadership is key to provide the ethical, and innovative framework to enable such a possibility.

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Dr. Albert Reece, MD, PHD, MBA

Well, we found such a person in Dr. Albert Reece.  His medical school supplies 50% of the doctors for the state of Maryland.  He leads to school that ranks in the top 50 in the nation.  His concerns for healthcare generously spills beyond the bounds of Maryland and has touched the lives of  folks in his native land of Jamaica.  images.jpeg

He was recently recognized for his untiring effort when he was awarded the Marcus Garvey Universal Negro Improvement Association Award.  Listen to the interview below to see what his contribution.

In 2006, he came dean tof the prestegious school of medicine at the University of Maryland.

Dean  Reece received a B.S. degree (magna cum laude) from Long Island University and an M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.

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In addition, Reece holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, and an M.B.A. from the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. He has published 11 books, four monographs, and 450 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and abstracts. Reece is a sought-after lecturer, nationally and internationally, in his areas of expertise.

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An expert on the mechanism of diabetes-induced birth defects, Dean Reece and his research group have pioneered the discovery of the dominant biochemical and molecular mechanisms underlying the cause of these birth defects, as well as methods to prevent these anomalies.  He and his research team have also developed a technique for early prenatal diagnosis with potential for use in curative fetal therapy.

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Dean Reece is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, and he serves on IOM’s Board on Health Sciences Policy, the March of Dimes Scientific Advisory Committee, the Administrative Board of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Executive Committee of the National Council of Deans. He has also served on boards at several federal government agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality and multiple committees and councils at the National Institutes of Health. In May 2006, the National Academies’ National Research Council and IOM announced Reece’s appointment to a newly commissioned committee to monitor and revise the Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research. Most recently, Dean Reece became Chair of the Council of Deans for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in October 2008.

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We have the privilege of getting a few ticks from his busy clock to give us some of his keen insights into the field of healthcare, far away from the noisy debate that is shaping on national policy.

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Click here to  listen to the wisdom of Dr. Albert Reece

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By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.

Dr. Albert Schweitzer

About the author

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I am an entrepreneur whose focus is on helping small businesses deploy internet marketing tools to leverage new customers and profits. I believe in the survival of the knitted, and thus champion those who are making a difference in our community.