Dr. Keith serves on the Board of Directors of Cytomedix, Inc., a life science company marketing wound care products. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of The David Winston A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship, National Medical Fellowships, Community Health Charities, Fellow of the Academy of Pediatrics and a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Keith completed his undergraduate work at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1973, and he received the M.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1977. Dr. Keith completed a three-year residency in Pediatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, Center for the Health Sciences in 1980. From 1980 to 1982, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at UCLA, during which time he received a Masters in Science in Public Health from UCLA. From 1982 to 1987, Dr. Keith served on the faculty of the Charles Drew Medical School and the UCLA School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. From 1987 to 1990, Dr. Keith served as a Health Policy Advisor to the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, under Senator Edward M. Kennedy.