KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shealynn Buck, MD, a leading expert in employee wellbeing and improving health outcomes, has joined Lockton Benefit Group in Dallas as Chief Medical Officer. Buck will advise employers on health strategies that improve employee wellbeing, reduce costs and improve productivity.
Dr. Buck becomes part of the Lockton Health Risk Solutions team, collaborating with clients to offer state-of-the-art resources that customize health and wellness solutions based on client data and business realities.
"Dr. Buck is bringing exceptional skills to an already strong team," said Bob Reiff, President of Lockton Benefit Group. "Her experience in identifying employer cost drivers and proposing specific benefit strategies will help our clients deliver on their business results while ensuring a healthier employee population. Clients will value her tremendous talent for turning complex data into actionable insights that help improve the health of their workforces."
Dr. Buck is a licensed physician, holding a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. She is Board Certified in Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology, and is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Most recently, she served as vice president of health integration at Marsh & McLennan Agency. She previously was executive director of DeKalb Regional Health System's WorksWell and medical director of the system's Wellness Center. She has spoken extensively for organizations and with the news media on health issues including stress, disease prevention, and transfusions.
Lockton's experts use Infolock® and its predictive analytics solution to advise employers on driving better health outcomes, increasing productivity and lowering healthcare costs. Lockton helps employers optimize employee benefit plan design, implement targeted disease management initiatives and develop highly-focused employee wellness programs.
Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives.
For nine consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance."
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