David K. Nace, MD
David K Nace M.D. is a physician executive with over fifteen years of experience managing both small and large healthcare organizations, as well as providing disease management and health benefit consultation services to employers, health plans, and government agencies. Currently, Dr. Nace serves as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of McKesson Health Solutions, one of the world’s largest healthcare services and information technology companies. Dr Nace is also a founding principal of Healthcare Strategy Solutions; a healthcare benefits consulting firm serving large employers. Prior to his current role, Dr. Nace had served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Medical Director for United Behavioral Health from 1998-2004, and as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Human Affairs International of the Aetna Corporation from 1994-1998. Dr. Nace has also held medical directorships in a variety of academic and community healthcare organizations, as well as a privately owned EAP company. Dr. Nace has played a leadership role in healthcare and health care financing strategies in the US since the early 1990s. He was one of the first chairman of the Healthcare Finance Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, currently serves on the Council of Economic Affair’s Managed Care Committee of the American Psychiatric Association, and serves as the APA’s advisor to the AMA CPT process. He is also a past Chairman of the American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association and the National Leadership Council. He has served as a consultant for the Child’s Mental Health Alliance of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics with the Wharton School of Business, and the United Nations Business Council. He is a past advisor to the World Federation on Mental Health, the World Health Organization, and the International Labor Organization in addressing health promotion and wellness from an employer policy and healthcare financing perspective, and is frequently called on as a consultant to members of the Medical Advisory Council of the Occupational Review Committee. Dr. Nace earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and undergraduate degree magma cum laude from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He currently holds an appointment as a Senior Scholar at the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He is the author of a number of original papers and articles, and is a nationally recognized speaker on managed care, workplace oriented programs, benefit plan design, disease management, health promotion, and work life balance.