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Bernard J. Tyson, healthcare management executive. Named International Emerging Leaders in Healthcare award, 1998, Sensitizing Corporation America to the Talents of People of Color, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Freedom Fund, 2001.


Tyson, Bernard J. was born in 1959.


Advanced Leadership degree, Harvard University. Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration, Golden Gate University, 1982. Master of Business Administration in Health Care Administration, Golden Gate University, 1985.


Joined Kaiser Permanente, 1984, with San Francisco Medical Center, 1985—1992, administrator, hospital and health plan Santa Rosa, California, 1992—1995, vice president, 1995—1996, senior vice president, local market leader, East Bay California, 1996—1998, president, Central East division, Maryland, Washington District of Columbia, Virginia and Ohio, 1998, associate regional manager, Northern California, group president, regions outside California, 1999, chief operating officer regions outside California, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., senior vice president brand strategy, senior vice president health plan and hospital operations, 2006—2007, executive vice president health plan and hospital operations, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, National Georgia, Mid Atlantic States, since 2007, chairman Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Mid Atlantic States.


Trustee Alliance Community Health Plans. Board directors National Committee Quality Health Care, Executive Leadership Council Foundation, United Negro College Fund, San Francisco, Alliance Advancing Nonprofit Health, AVMED Health Plan, Gainesville, Florida, Federal City Council. Member National.Assn.

Health Services Executives, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Member executive Leadership Council Inc. Member United Negro College Fund, United Way.

Deacon board Refreshing Springs Church God Christ. Member of National Managed Health Care Congress (advisory board), American Association Health Plans (board directors).


Married Carla Tyson; children: Bernard Junior, Alexander.