Dr. Mike is Senior Medical Director of Health and Productivity for UPMC Health. He oversees employer strategies designed to improve health and competitiveness.  He is the former president of the American College of Preventive Medicine, a society of physicians trained in and committed to disease prevention, health promotion, and systems-based improvements in health and medical care. He is a retired Air Force colonel who was Associate Director, Medical Programs and Resources in the Office of the Surgeon General.

Go-to breakfast:
Steel cut oatmeal with walnuts and several types of berries.

Favorite stress reliever:
Throwing a football, even for 15 minutes, with my 6th grader.

Favorite food indulgence:
Black-and-white (not “too chocolatey”) milk shake.

Daily inspiration:
My father with Parkinson’s disease (no kidding).

Favorite workout:
Rowing ergometer

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would play you?
Jack Nicholson

Why did you become a doctor?
Because health and medicine affects all people across borders and cultures.