WHO WE ARE

Fred Anthony Cecere, M.D.      

Major Areas of Expertise:

  • Bio-defense planning, disease management, performance metrics, process redesign and outcomes measurement in both commercial and Federal healthcare settings.
  • Establishment of high-quality primary healthcare services

Summary of Career Accomplishments:
Prior to joining Martin-Blanck and Associates, Dr Cecere served as the Chief Medical Officer of Evolvent (2012-2013). During his tenure with Evolvent, and during his previous tenure as the Chief Medical Officer for Expertech Solutions, he was a major force in the development of the Air Force Medical System (AFMS) Futures Group and in the transformation of that group into the Federal Health Futures Group (FHFG). During his three years as a coordinator of the FHFG, he demonstrated his acumen as a Futurist and as a highly skilled facilitator. As the current Vice President and Executive Director of the Thought leadership and Innovation Foundation, he continues in a subject matter expert role to that project. Until late 2008, Dr. Cecere was Chief Medical Officer for Noblis (formerly Mitretek) a nationally prominent non-profit company working to improve healthcare performance in the Federal sector. Dr. Cecere has served as the President of the Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces for the last two years.

Additional Qualifications:
Dr. Cecere is a physician with a passion for improving the quality of healthcare and planning for the delivery of healthcare during intentional and unintentional Biologic Events. Throughout his career he has blended his clinical acumen, his experience leading provider organizations and his knowledge of systems to make a difference. He has performed pioneering work in outcomes research, has led major process improvement projects within the National Quality Management Program of the Department of Defense, and been instrumental in the design and early functional integration of both the National Capital Area Multi Service Market and more recently the newly conceived Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

In 2001, Dr. Cecere founded CFR Enterprises as a company dedicated to supporting and promoting businesses and biotech firms that seek to advance the principals of responsible and high quality healthcare. He also functioned as Special Staff officer to the Surgeon General (TSG)/Commander U.S. Army Medical Command (USAMEDCOM), the Deputy Surgeon General and the Assistant Surgeon General for Health Services, Financial Policy and Readiness Operations. Dr. Cecere assisted TSG in communicating his strategic vision to the Army Medical Department’s internal and external audiences.

Dr. Cecere received a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University College of Liber Arts and received a Doctorate of Medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine. 

Martin, Blanck & Associates:
Martin, Blanck & Associates is a healthcare consulting firm based in Alexandria, Virginia. Martin Blanck provides critical assistance to private sector clients focused on federal healthcare delivery systems and services and public health programs. The firm has more than two dozen senior executive partners with expertise in healthcare policy, program development, executive management, strategic planning, informatics, medical countermeasures research and development addressing chemical, biological and radiological threats, public health strategies, and emerging infectious diseases.