James W. Reed, MD, MACP, FACE, FASH

Occupation: internist, educator, endocrinologist
Born: Pahokee, Florida, November 1, 1935
Education:
BS summa cum laude, West Virginia State College, Institute, 1954
MD, Howard University, Washington, DC, 1963
Certification:
Diplomate Am. Board Internal Medicine, Am. Board Endocrinology and Metabolism; cert. specialist in clin hypertension, Am. Society Hypertension.
Career:
Chief endocrinology, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992—
Associate professor internal medicine education for FP program, University Texas, Dallas, Texas, 1981—1984
Chief department medicine, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia, 1978-81
Chief department clinical research, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, 1976—1978
Chief endocrinology and metabolism, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, 1971—1976
Resident in internal medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, 1966—1969
Postdoctoral research fellow, University California Medical Center, San Francisco, California, 1969—1971
Advanced through grades to colonel, US Army, 1981
Commissioned, US Army, 1963
Associate chair and professor medicine, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992—
Professor medicine, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985—
Chief of medicine service at Grady, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Director Clinical Research Center, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1998—2000
Director internal medicine residency, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992—1998
Activity chairman, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1986—1988
Chairman grad. medical education, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992—1996
Chairman department, Morehouse School Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985—1992
Career Related:
Director endocrinology, fellowship Madigan Army Medical Center, 1976-78; director, chief medicine and program director internal medicine residency program Eisenhower Army Medical Center, 1978-81, chairman directorate of clinical investigation, 1978-81, director endocrinology fellowship program; medical consultant Tuskegee VA Hospital, Alabama, 1985—; member national high blood pressure education committee NHLBI/NIH, National Diabetes Mellitus Adv. Council, National Diabetes Adv. Board, NHLBI working Committee on Hypertension and Diabetes; chairman Sub Committee Special Population and Situations, chairman subcom., executive committee Joint National Commission Detection Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure; diabetes epidemic action council Am. Diabetes Assn; member IOM/NAS Committee Medical Evaluation Vets. Disability Compensation, 2006-08.
Creative Works:
Author: Black Man’s Guide to Good Health, 1994, rev. edition, 2011, High Blood Pressure: The Black Man and Woman’s Guide to Living with Hypertension, 2002, Living with Diabetes: A Guide for Patients and Parents, 2005, 2nd edition, 2011; contributor articles to professional journals
Awards:
Decorated Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal; recipient Distinguished Alumni award National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, 1988, National Alumnus of Year award West Virginia State College, 1987; named to ROTC Hall of Fame, West Virginia State College, 1987.
Civic:
Medical advisor, chairman March of Dimes, Pierce County, Tacoma, 1976-78; president Charles Drew Sickle Cell and Health Board, Tacoma, 1976-78; task force on cardiovascular risk reduction Am. Heart Association
Memberships:
Master American College of Physicians; fellow Am. College Clinical Endocrinologists; member Association Professors Medicine, Endocrine Society, International Society Hypertension in Blacks (vice president 1986-92, president 1992—2001, Lifetime Achievement award), Association Program Directors in Internal Medicine, Am. Heart Association (task force on cardiovascular risk), Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Political Affiliation:
Democrat
Hobbies and Special Interests:
Bowling, skiing
Family:
Son of Thomas Reed and Chineater (Grey) Whitfield; married; children: David M., Robert A., Mary I., Katherine E.
E-mail:
jreed@msm.edu
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