Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS
Dr. Carmona served as the 17th Surgeon General of the United States and is currently the Chief of Health Innovation at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. His extensive leadership background in many disciplines includes medicine, law enforcement, the military, public health, higher education, emergency preparedness and healthcare management. He attended UCSF Medical School where he received the prestigious Gold Headed Cane as the top graduate. He served as President of the Canyon Ranch Institute Board of Directors, which has now joined together with Health Literacy Media. Dr. Carmona is a Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Professor of Surgery and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Arizona. He also serves on numerous government and private boards involving business, health and national security issues.