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Brent Gibson MD, MPH

Healthcare Advisor

Dr. Brent Gibson is the Principal Consultant at Avocet. He is a board-certified physician executive with decades of experience in optimizing health care delivery for government-provided health services, and for both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses. He has served as a health services consultant for dozens of clients to include state departments of corrections, local detention operations, and private health systems. Dr. Gibson completed his AB with distinction in all subjects at Cornell University and earned a graduate degree in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Dr. Brent Gibson has spent over a decade providing clinical care and quality improvement for incarcerated and other challenging populations. He has served as a Clinical Director for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a Certified Association Executive for the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, and as the Chief Population Health Officer for a large publicly traded, private correctional services corporation. He is also a Certified Correctional Health Professional. Dr. Gibson founded Avocet, a Chicago-based firm that provides direct and independent expert technical relationships with clients and partners nationwide.


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