Dr Richard Bruno

Advocacy Coach

Dr Richard Bruno is a family & preventive medicine physician at a Federally-Qualified Health Center in Baltimore, MD. He has been active in local, state, and national organizations, serving on the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Physicians Alliance, the American Association of Public Health Physicians, MedChi (the Maryland state medical society), the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians, Sugar Free Kids Maryland, Friends of Hampden School #55, Hampden Family Center, Roland Park Civic League, Wyman Park Community Association, and Physicians for a National Health Program. He has been advocating for Medicare for All since his first year of medical school, organizing rallies and workshops for health justice. He co-chaired AMSA’s Health Care For All campaign his senior year. His main clinical focuses are the pair of pandemics: obesity and opioids, with involvement in community public health interventions and policies, including sugary drink interventions at local cornerstores and testimony on expansion of medication for opioid use disorder in the Maryland State House. He and his wife and their two children love hiking, biking, and cooking together. He attained a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, doctorate of medicine from Oregon Health and Science University, and a master of public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He graduated from the combined Family & Preventive Medicine residency program at Johns Hopkins and MedStar Health.