dr bob pokorski Dr. Bob Pokorski

As Vice President & Medical Director of Prudential Insurance, Dr. Robert Pokorski helps financial  advisors, their clients, and consumers better understand the health  issues  they need  to consider  when creating or reviewing a retirement plan.

Dr. Pokorski is an internationally-renowned lecturer  and author. He has travelled  the country giving presentations on health- related topics  such  as the non-financial shocks that  can threaten retirement security.  These shocks  include  being forced to retire early, high out-of-pocket  medical  expenses later in life, long-term care,  widowhood, and living longer than  expected.

Dr. Pokorski is certified  by the Board of Insurance Medicine  and American Board of Internal  Medicine,  and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He holds an MBA from Heriot- Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and a Doctor of Medicine from Creighton University School of Medicine  in Omaha, Nebraska.

He has published more than  140 articles  in such  prestigious publications as Nature,  Cancer, and The American Journal of Human  Genetics. Dr. Pokorski, who is an expert on longevity, has delivered more than  600 presentations to audiences worldwide. He has also served on the editorial  boards  of the North American Actuarial Journal and The Journal of Insurance  Medicine.

Prior to joining The Prudential Insurance Company of America located  in Newark, NJ, Dr. Pokorski worked for The Hartford, where he was the first Chief Medical Strategist in the company’s 200-year history.

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