Health and Benefits Leadership Panel: Achieving Well-Being through Collaboration at All Levels
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
3:55 pm – 5:00 pm
Marleece Barber, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Marleece Barber, MD, is director of health, wellness and employee health and life insurance benefits and also serves as the chief medical officer for the Lockheed Martin Corporation. She is responsible for designing, developing, and executing a health and productivity strategy that includes wellness and preventive care for over 100,000 employees. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, she was employed by Deere & Company where she created wellness programs and initiatives that emphasized the importance of risk factor reduction in the prevention of chronic disease. She was also the director of global safety, ensuring that appropriate standards were met and programs deployed to prevent workplace injuries. She holds a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Dillard University; a doctor of medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; and a master of science from Harvard University School of Public Health. Dr. Barber serves on the Board of Directors of the National Business Group on Health and is an inaugural member of the Institute of Medicine’s Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors for HERO and for the Leapfrog Group. The wife and mother of two children is also a talented singer and songwriter of inspirational music.