Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP

Vice President and Chief Health Officer

As Chief Health Officer of IBM, Dr. Rhee is responsible for Watson Health. Prior to joining IBM, he served the federal government in a number of crucial positions- as Chief Public Health Officer at the Health Resources and Services Administration, and as the Director of the Office of Innovation and Program Coordination at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to this, he worked extensively in community health, receiving a ‘Best Teacher’ award from the George Washington University School of Public Health. In addition to his acclaimed public and private service, he has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including American Family Physician and the American Journal of Public Health.