Welcome to New VP of Operations

Posted Jul 1, 2012

The National Commission is pleased to announce an addition to its staff. Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, FACPM, will join the NCCHC team as vice president of operations. He will provide senior leadership to all areas of NCCHC activities and will have a special emphasis on policy and programs, including the Correctional Health Outcomes and Resource Data Set.

Dr. Gibson has extensive experience serving in a variety of government and private-sector positions, including several key military administrative and clinical leadership roles. He comes to us from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where he served as clinical director of the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, MO. Prior to that he was vice president of medical affairs at Atlas Research, LLC, Washington, DC, a management-consulting firm with an emphasis on health services research, policy and planning. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he is adapt at managing complex, high-risk environments. He also has been active in teaching and research in preventive medicine, public health and health systems administration. He is an active speaker and writer, with more than 67 presentations, moderated events, posters and publications to his credit. Not surprisingly, he is the recipient of numerous honors and awards.

Dr. Gibson received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, and his MPH, with a focus on health services administration, from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD. He is board certified in occupational medicine from the American Board of Preventive Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.

His first day on the job will be Oct. 19 at the National Conference on Correctional Health Care. Please join us in giving him a warm welcome!