Richard Just, MD, Co-founder and Medical Editor, of JustOncology.com, is a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology who has practiced Medical Oncology and Hematology in the Inland North County of San Diego for 36 years. Dr. Just has received numerous awards and honors, but values most his personal interaction with patients and their families.
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Just attended the University of Michigan for pre-med education and received a B.S. in Zoology. It was in Ann Arbor where he met and then married DeeDee, his wife of 44 years. He returned to Chicago to attend the Chicago Medical School, followed by internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA/Wadswroth VA. He was Chief Resident in Medicine his last year. Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology was completed at UCSD/La Jolla VA in 1975, and he’s lived and practiced in the Escondido-Poway area ever since.
Dr. Just has been Chair of the Investigational Review Board (IRB) at Palomar-Pomerado Health System for 22 years. He has been expanding his research interests and is Director of the Research Institute Palomar-Pomerado Health System. But his favorite activity is walking with his dog, Simon, the Labradoodle.
Gregg Masters, MPH, Co-founder, and Business Affairs Editor, is a 30 year veteran of the healthcare administration domain, with extensive senior level involvment in hospital, provider sponsored health plans, medical groups and physician network development including affiliate joint ventures. He is the publisher of ACO Watch, and host of ACO Watch: A Mid-Week Review, both authoritative publications in the emerging Accountable Care Organization industry, and frequently engages in conversation on Twitter as @2healthguru.