Dr. Lachman is a nationally recognized leader in healthcare for the underserved. He has over 50 years experience in providing care, program development and administration and advocacy for underserved populations.
In 1968 he was the originator for the idea for the National Health Service Corps. He has held faculty appointments at the University of Rochester, University of Washington, Medical College of Wisconsin, Johns Hopkins, UT Southwestern and University of Kentucky.
He has 30 years experience as a managed care Medical Director, he is nationally recognized for his leadership in the management of asthma and preterm birth prevention. He serves on the City of Dallas Environmental Commission and is Senior CoChair of the Texas Pediatric Society Committee on Environmental Health. His present work focuses on social determinants, the environment and equity.