January 19, 1950 - June 6, 2017 Born in Dayton, Ohio, Dr. Reid was the eldest son of Louise and Eugene Reid. He attended school in Jefferson Township and received his B.S. and M.D. at the University of Cincinnati. In 1985, Dr. Reid started his private practice in clinical cardiology at Centinela Hospital. He served in staff and executive positions at many LA-area hospitals, including Founder/Executive Director of Centinela's Tommy Lasorda Heart Institute. He also provided cardiac consultative care to LA sports teams and the Senior PGA Golf Tour. Most recently, he was co-investigator for Cedars Sinai's hypertensive barbershop study on improving cardiac health in African-American men. A memorial service will be held in his honor Friday, June 16, 3 pm, at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills.
Published in Los Angeles Times on Jun. 15, 2017.