Dr. Myers also served as the director of healthcare management at the Ford Motor Company where he initiated quality assurance metrics for Ford healthcare vendors and established new global health and safety policies to benefit Ford and its employees. He is a former health commissioner for the city of New York and the state of Indiana, past chairman of the Visiting Committee for the Harvard School of Public Health and has served as a member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers and the Stanford University Board of Trustees. Additionally, he has served on several boards including Genomic Health [GHDX], LipoScience, Inc. [LPDX], PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), and Indiana Black Expo. He has received numerous awards and honors, and has made contributions to a large variety of journals, books, newspapers and online media.
Early in his career Dr. Myers was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco and a fellow in critical care medicine and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Stanford University Medical Center.
Dr. Myers received a doctor of medicine [MD] degree from the Harvard Medical School, a master’s degree in business administration [MBA] from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor of science [BS] with honors from Stanford University.
He is married and has five children, one son-in-law, one-daughter-in-law, and two grand-children.