Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.
Dr. Reed V. Tuckson joined Adverum’s board in February 2021. Since 2013, Dr. Tuckson has held the position of managing director of Tuckson Health Connections, a private consulting company. Previously, he served as executive vice president and chief of medical affairs, as well as senior vice president of clinical affairs, for UnitedHealth Group, where he oversaw the company’s medical and clinical-related policies and activities. Dr. Tuckson has also held positions as senior vice president for professional standards of the American Medical Association; president of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, California; senior vice president for programs of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; and Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia. Dr. Tuckson received a B.S. from Howard University and an M.D. from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed the University of Pennsylvania Hospital’s General Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship programs.
Dr. Tuckson serves on the board of directors of CTI BioPharma Corp., Alliance for Health Policy, and Project Sunshine. Additionally, he is a member of the advisory board of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and serves on several committees of the National Academy of Medicine.