Board of Directors

    Jeff is on the Board of Directors of the NCMS and has been serving as the Chief Medical Officer for Biospatial, Inc., a national biosurveillance and preparedness company, since 2017 and as President of Biologue, Inc., a biodefense consulting company, since 2008.  Jeff has also served The Chertoff Group, a homeland security business consulting organization, since 2009, as a Principal and most recently as a Senior Advisor.  Jeff is a Director of the National Collaborative for Biopreparedness at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Over the course of his career, Jeff served as the Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2008, and Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and over 16 years as a faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, including nine years as Assistant Chairman.

    Jeff received his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his emergency medicine residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital (Carolinas Medical Center). Jeff is board certified in emergency medicine.

    John is a practicing internist and pediatrician in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the NCMS, where he also actively participates with several working groups and committees, and of WakeMed Key Community Care, a Medicare Shared Savings Program participant and Accountable care Organization, where he also serves as Treasurer, lead of the Finance Committee and a member of the Management and Operations Committees.

    Prior to becoming a physician, John held a variety of increasingly senior roles in the areas of operations, manufacturing and finance with a Fortune 100 company.  He was also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kieffer Paper Mills and Kieffer Pulp Mills.

    John received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.  He received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  He completed his combined Internal Medicine and Pediatric residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  John is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.  

    John is a family medicine physician with the Sanford Medical Group, a satellite of Pinehurst Medical Clinic that provides primary care and occupational health services, since 1984.

    In 2011, John was the President of the North Carolina Medical Society.  John served on the Board of Directors of The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence since 2006, serving as Board chair 2012-2014 and he has been chair of the NC delegation to the American Medical Association since 2009.

    John received his M.D. at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.  John is board certified in family medicine.