Lt. Gen. Ronald Ray Blanck, D.O.
Chairman and Senior Partner of Martin, Blanck & Associates
Dr. Blanck currently serves as chairman and senior partner of Martin, Blanck & Associates which is a leading healthcare consulting company.
Dr. Blanck received his Bachelor of Science from Juniata College in 1963, and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1967. He served for 32 years (1968-2000) in the US Army, culminating with his selection as the Army Surgeon General. Throughout his Army career, Dr. Blanck held a variety of administrative, academic and clinical positions, including: commander of Walter Reed Army Medical Center and North Atlantic Regional Medical Command; Director of Professional Services and chief of Medical Corps Affairs in the Office of the Surgeon General; Chief of the Department of Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center; and service as a Battalion Surgeon during the Vietnam War.
Dr. Blanck joined the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2000 after his retirement from the U.S. Army and served as president until 2006. He has also held a variety of academic appointments at USU, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Howard University, George Washington University and Georgetown University.
Dr. Blanck’s military honors include Distinguished Service Medals, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medals.
In 2000, the American Medical Association honored Dr. Blanck with its highest award for government officials, the Dr. Nathan Davis Award. He is a master and past governor of the American College of Physicians. Additionally, he is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association and the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. He serves as Chairman of the Education Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates.
Dr. Blanck also joined the boards of Delsite, Inc, Noblis, Inc, Trauma Cure, Inc and The Annapolis Center for Science-Based Public Policy.