USA Mitchell Institute Disheartened by the Loss of World-Renowned Cancer Physician-Scientist Eddie Reed, M.D.
June 12, 2014 – USA Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Eddie Reed, M.D., clinical director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). Dr. Reed was diagnosed with liver cancer late last year and was being treated at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. He died on Wednesday, May 28, at the age of 60. In passing, he leaves a monumental legacy in the fields of cancer pharmacology, dedicating his work to the elimination of health disparities.