“Human beings yield in many situations, even important and spiritual and central ones, as long as it prolongs one’s well-being.” shared the late Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Well, we are blessed within our Jamaican community to have a young physician who is dedicated to the well-being of the Island through his dedication to using his extraordinary gifts to tackling some of the toughest health challenges our people face.
Marshall Tulloch-Reid, MD, MPhil, DSc
Dr. Marshall Tulloch-Reid is a Physician and Endocrinologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a lecturer in the Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, UWI and Director of the Clinical Research Programme at the Heart Institute of the Caribbean.
Dr. Tulloch-Reid has also published several papers on obesity and risk factors for type 2 diabetes. His current research projects include The Classification of Youth Onset Diabetes in Jamaica and Cardiovascular Disease in adult Jamaicans.
We caught up with him in Washington DC, where he had made a presentation earlier at the National Institutes of Health
Excellent health is perhaps your most precious possession. It is more than just physical well being. It is a condition of the mind and spirit to be fully whole. Do all you can to attain, maintain, and enjoy optimal health.