|Physician to the President|
March 2002 – January 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Eleanor Mariano|
|Succeeded by||Jeffrey Kuhlman|
Richard Jay Tubb
July 21, 1959
|Spouse(s)||Kathryn Diane Hillman|
|Alma mater||United States Air Force Academy (BS)|
University of Wisconsin (MD)
|Branch/service||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1981–2010|
|Awards||Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2)|
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal (2)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award (3)
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (2)
Richard Jay Tubb (born July 21, 1959) was the personal physician to President George W. Bush as well as being personal physician to Vice President Al Gore during the Clinton Administration. He was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. His predecessor as White House Physician was Eleanor Mariano; Navy Captain Jeffrey Kuhlman succeeded him as Physician to the President.
Tubb may be the longest serving White House Physician in U.S. history. He was assigned to the White House Medical Unit for nearly 14 years and served in three presidential administrations from 1995 until 2009. As White House Physician, he was a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Medical Unit, a component of the White House Military Office, that is part of the Executive Office of the President.
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