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Dr. Michael Kussman

Dr. Michael Kussman

Dr. Michael Kussman was Under Secretary for Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs from 2007 to 2009, capping a distinguished 37 years of government service. As Under Secretary for Health, Dr. Kussman directed a healthcare system with an annual budget of approximately $40.2 billion, overseeing the delivery of care to more than 5.6 million Veterans. Before joining VA in 2000, Dr. Kussman retired from the United States Army as a Brigadier General. He is a graduate of the Army War College and an honor graduate of the Command and General Staff College. Dr. Kussman earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Boston University, receiving his medical degree in 1968. In 1994, he earned a master’s degree in management from Salve Regina University.

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