Dr. Lord is a board-certified forensic pathologist and a nationally recognized leader in innovations in healthcare. He began his medical career in the US Navy and later served as Chief Operating Officer of the American Hospital Association and a senior executive at multiple healthcare organizations. Dr. Lord has held positions such as Chief Operating Officer of the Miller School of Medicine and the UHealth–University of Miami Health System; Chair of the Board of Directors of Dexcom; Chief Innovation Officer at the University of Miami, Florida; Director at Stericycle, Inc.; Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Humana Inc.; and advisory board member for Serco PLC (UK), Anthelio Health, and Third Rock Ventures. He is currently Chair of the Board for Biolase (BIOL). In addition to his medical degree, he has also earned certificates in Governance and Audit from the Harvard Business School.