Strong Leadership

Rear Admiral Christine S. Hunter

Career Assignments

Dr. Christine Hunter proudly serves as an independent board director for WPS Health Solutions, and Falcons Landing Retirement Community, delivering health insurance and life planning solutions for Military, Veterans, and seniors. She is a member of the Boston University Advisory Board, Dean’s Advisory Boards for the BU Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and the BU Alumni Council Board. On active duty in the Navy, she rose to the rank of Rear Admiral with responsibility for direct healthcare delivery, health system operations, and health plan management. Her key leadership roles include: Deputy Director of the TRICARE Management Activity; Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego; Commander, Navy Medicine West; US Pacific Fleet Surgeon; Chief of Staff for the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; and Commanding Officer, Naval Hospital Bremerton WA. Upon completing her military career, Dr. Hunter joined the US Office of Personnel Management as Chief Medical Officer for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. After retiring from public service, she continued to support quality health outcomes for all Americans as Co-Chair of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Committee on Performance Measurement through June 2022.


BA and MD, Boston University, where she is recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.