Dr. Luncheon resigns from NIS board
Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon has resigned as Chairman of the National Insurance Scheme Board.
Yesterday, President Bharrat Jagdeo confirmed Dr. Luncheon’s resignation.
In confirming the Cabinet Secretary’s decision, the Head of State said that Dr. Luncheon had signaled his intention to resign a long time ago, citing a very busy schedule. The Cabinet Secretary is also Secretary of the Defence Board.
Dr Luncheon served as a Consultant on Internal Medicine at the Ministry of Health in 1980 and as Senior Consultant in 1983.
In 1987, he became Head of the Internal Medicine Department.
In 1985, Dr. Luncheon became Associate Professor for the Medical Practitioners Programme at the University of Guyana. Dr. Luncheon studied at Howard University, Washington D.C where he obtained his Medical Doctor’s Degree and became a specialist in internal Medicine in Nephrology.