Richard Boxer, MD

Business of Science Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Prof. Boxer was the founding Chief Medical Officer at Teladoc, Inc. from 2006-2013. He was the architect of the clinical program for the nation's largest telemedicine company that grew from 50,000 to 6,000,000 members. He directed all clinical aspects of interactions with large clients and with state and federal regulatory agencies, Congress and Executive Branch, and created the industry standard telemedicine quality assurance program. He also led the effort to become the nation's first NCQA accredited telemedicine company.

Dr. Boxer was a Finalist for Surgeon General of the United States in 1997 in the Bill Clinton Administration and in 2001 was a Short-List Finalist in the George W Bush Administration. He was a Senior Advisor for the Clinton Administration Health Security Act in1993. Dr. Boxer was a Presidential Appointee to the National Cancer Advisory Board (1995-2002); National Board of Advisors, National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (1994-1998), and US Delegate of World Health Organization. He was a Senior Advisor for Health Policy in the Presidential campaigns for Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Joe Lieberman, and Hillary Clinton in 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2008.

He is the Chief Medical officer of Pager, 2nd.MD, and Well*Via and a consultant to many early and mature high technology healthcare companies.