Chief of Health Innovations, Canyon Ranch; Former Surgeon General of the United States
Richard Carmona has been with Canyon Ranch, a life-enhancement company, since October 2006. Additionally, he is the first Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Prior to joining Canyon Ranch, he served as the 17th surgeon general of the United States from August 2002 through July 2006, achieving the rank of vice admiral. Previously, he was chairman of the State of Arizona Southern Regional Emergency Medical System; a professor of surgery, public health, and family and community medicine at the University of Arizona; and surgeon and deputy sheriff of the Pima County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Department; and served in the U.S. Army and the Army’s Special Forces. He is a board member of Axon and Herbalife Ltd.
Carmona has been a director at Clorox since 2007.