Dr. Richard Wilkins is General Manager, Health and Medical Services, for Chevron Corporation, working out of the company’s headquarters in San Ramon, California since February 2005. In this capacity, Dr. Wilkins is Chevron’s chief medical officer. He oversees the design and implementation of programs and services to meet the health and medical needs of the company’s 62,000 employees, and addresses health and medical services associated with operations.
Prior to joining Chevron in early 2005, Dr. Wilkins served in a variety of positions in the ExxonMobil Corporation. After managing a solo family practice from 1986-1988, Dr. Wilkins joined Mobil Chemical in 1988 as a Contract Staff Physician, and subsequently became Assistant Medical Director of Mobil Administrative Services Company in 1991. After holding several positions of increasing responsibility and ultimately serving as the Manager, Regional Medical/Americas for Mobil, Dr. Wilkins joined the merged ExxonMobil Corporation in 1999 and held various regional and global positions in the company until his departure in early 2005.
Dr. Wilkins maintains an active California license to practice medicine. He holds several degrees: a Master of Public Health degree from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1997); a Doctorate degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan (1985); a Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan (1978); and a Bachelor of Art degree in Biology from State University of New York in Buffalo, New York (1976).
Dr. Wilkins is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine (2003) and is currently serving as the alternate board member of the Private Sector Delegation for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Other additional post-doctoral training and certification achievements include being named Certified Medical Review Officer (2001) in the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (AAMRO); Board Certification, American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine (1999); M.P.H., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1997); Certified Medical Review Officer, Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC) (1996); Board Certification, American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine (1993); Occupational/Industrial Medicine, Mobil Chemical (1988-1991); and a Rotating Internship, Muskegon General Hospital, Muskegon, Michigan (1985-1986).