About ISHIB/ Board of Trustees

Lifetime Honorary Trustee

Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Since 1985, Dr. Reed has been a professor of medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. In June 1992, he was elected president of ISHIB, after serving as the Society’s vice president and founding member since 1987.

Dr. Reed earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency program at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio and a residency program in Internal Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of California Medical Center – San Francisco. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (1979), with a subspecialty certification in endocrinology and metabolism, (1975).

Dr. Reed has earned many awards and honors including the Meritorious Service Medal (US Army); Legion of Merit (US Army); “A” Professional Designation in Internal Medicine (SGO, US Army); the Clinical Faculty Recognition Achievement Award, 1987 from Morehouse School of Medicine; Distinguished Alumnus Awards from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, 1989.

In addition to serving as president of ISHIB, Dr. Reed serves or has served as a member of the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on Hypertension in Diabetes; the African American Lipid and Cardiovascular Disease Council; the Joint National Committee on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure – Parent Committee; Chairman, Subcommittee IV, Special Population and Ethnic Groups; and the National High Blood Pressure Education Coordinating Committee.

Dr. Reed has authored and presented more than 40 articles, papers, and book chapters related to internal medicine, endocrinology, and metabolism. He is author of the book, A Black Man’s Guide to Good Health, now in its second edition.