David McCarthy, MD
Dr. McCarthy is a retired military family physician having served 24 years in the U.S. Air Force. He founded a residency program, served as a physician consultant for Strategic Air Command (SAC) and Air Mobility Command (AMC) and, while Chief of Professional Services, the Minot regional hospital was twice selected as the Department of Defense Model Facility for Healthcare Innovation in recognition for creative programming.
In 1998, he founded Family Physicians of O’Fallon, an all-electronic medical practice which became one of the largest primary care clinics in Southwestern Illinois. He set out to change the future of healthcare by providing outpatient primary care access every day of the year.
In 2008, he founded and hosted the O’Fallon Forum on Healthcare Redesign, with speakers Gov. Mike Huckabee and actor/director LeVar Burton, as a means to educate over 80 regional community leaders on the theme: Making Americans Healthier.
As a three time presenter to the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians (USAFP), Dr. McCarthy educated military physicians on:
The Rediscovery: Vitamin D Deficiency (2009)
Making Americans Healthier: Iodine and Magnesium Insufficiencies (2010)
Making Americans Healthier: Vitamin C and Vitamin D3 (2011