WASHINGTON, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis® Special Services Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Richard J. Tubb, MD, Brigadier General (Retired) and former Chief White House Physician, to its board of directors.
Tubb, 60, is the longest serving White House Physician in U.S. history. He was assigned to the White House Medical Unit for 14 years and served in three presidential administrations from 1995 until 2009.
Tubb received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1981. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Wisconsin and completed Family Practice Residency training at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in 1988. His leadership positions included all aspects of Air Force medicine with clinical, academic and operational medicine, garrisoned and deployed.
"Dick's experience as a physician, on health policies, and his leadership will be invaluable to LexisNexis Special Services and to the agencies we serve in this digital environment," said Haywood Talcove, CEO, LexisNexis Special Services Inc. "Dick is a healthcare leader and he understands the data and analytics capabilities we have to help public health and healthcare agencies with identity management to provide a 360-degree view into patients, providers and hospitals, and to understand a patient's social, environmental and economic situation, as well as protect patient safety."
"I am looking forward to working alongside men and women of character who all have a lifetime of experience and excellence," said Tubb. "I want to leverage what the government group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions does best on behalf of the people who need it most—my patients, and those of every healer across the country, and those who also support them. Do well by doing good."
With the appointment of Tubb, the LexisNexis Special Services board consists of nine members including Talcove:
- Stacia Hylton – a 35-year law enforcement career and the former Deputy Director, U.S. Marshal Service;
- Brian L. Stafford – a 31-year military and law enforcement veteran and the former Director of the U.S. Secret Service;
- Lee Rivas - CEO for the Public Sector and Health Care business units of LexisNexis Risk Solutions;
- Alan Wade - President of Wade Associates and the retired Chief Information Officer of the Central Intelligence Agency;
- Howard Safir – retired from public service after more than 30 years with appointments as the New York City Police Commissioner, with the Drug Enforcement Agency and as the Associate Director for Operations for the U.S. Marshals Service;
- Floyd I. Clarke – a three decade career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and
- Henry A. Udow - Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary for the RELX Group, the parent company of LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
About LexisNexis® Special Services
LexisNexis Special Services Inc. is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of RELX Inc. with a Board of Directors that includes members from the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, law enforcement and civilian agencies. The company was founded to help government agencies create actionable intelligence and deliver data-driven decisions. We are committed to innovation and continue to bring new solutions to our government partners to solve some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisspecialservices.com.
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