Lee Newcomer, M.D.
Former SVP, Oncology and Genetics, UnitedHealthcare
Dr. Lee Newcomer has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2022. Dr. Newcomer spent the majority of his career with UnitedHealthcare, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Oncology and Genetics, focusing on improving the affordability and quality of oncology care. He joined UnitedHealthcare in 1991 as Chief Medical Officer. Earlier, Dr. Newcomer served as Medical Director for CIGNA Health Care of Kansas City and was a practicing oncologist for nine years. Dr. Newcomer serves on the boards of directors of Cellworks Group and Myriad Genetics. He received a B.S. degree in Biology from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a M.D. from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Dr. Newcomer earned a Master’s Degree in Health and Health Care Administration and Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.