Top 25 Minority Leaders
Dean for diversity and community partnership/Director of minority faculty development,
Harvard Medical School
Reede, 52, is the dean for diversity and community partnership and director of the minority faculty development program at Harvard Medical School in Boston. After arriving at Harvard in 1990, she created the Biomedical Science Careers Program for students from middle school to college. Reede founded the Commonwealth Fund-Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health, and is a commissioner of the Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce.