Our Leadership

NRI Chief Health Officer: Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, FACPM, CCHP-P

Dr. Gibson is a highly qualified physician executive dedicated to the field of correctional health care. With 16 years of service to special and vulnerable populations, he possesses a rare combination of hands-on clinical and executive experience.

He joined the National Commission on Correctional Health Care in 2012, serving first as vice president of operations and then as chief health officer. Upon the formation of NRI in 2014, he became chief health officer of that organization. Prior to joining NCCHC, he was a medical center clinical director within the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Dr. Gibson is a proven leader, physician and military veteran with extensive and broad experience serving in a variety of government and commercial positions. He has steadily provided clinical and strategic perspective for both technical programs and corporate governance. He provides executive oversight and liaison services to numerous and diverse critical activities such as standing and ad hoc committees, the NCCHC accreditation program and the cloud-based association management system.

He has strong experience supporting the strategic financial aspects of NCCHC, NRI and their affiliates. Immediately after joining NCCHC has was given sole responsibility for overseeing a large federal grant and has since managed many other projects of similar size and scope.