Fredrick A. McCurdy, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP, FACPE is currently the Medical Director for Star Kids at the Driscoll Health Planin Corpus Christi, Texas. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. McCurdy spent 40 years in academic medicine in a variety of positions to include Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Pediatric Department Chairman as well as Pediatric Residency Program Director. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology. He is also board certified as a Physician Executive. Dr. McCurdy completed both his MD and PhD degrees simultaneously in 1976 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his MBA in 2001 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.