Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH
A family physician and public health management specialist, he became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in 2004. Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international group dedicated to closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. With project teams in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, MSH helps public and private healthcare organizations to save lives and improve health by effectively managing people, medicines, money, and systems.
Dr. Quick has worked in international health since 1978. From 1989 to 1991, he worked as a health service development advisor for the Afghanistan Health Sector Support Project. In 1997, he was the senior editor of the second edition of Managing Drug Supply. From 1998 to 2004, he was Director of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy (EDM) for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. Dr. Quick was the co-author of the 2002 Financial Times Guide to Executive Health; and has written numerous other books, articles, and chapters. He has served as a long-term advisor in Pakistan and Kenya and has carried out assignments in over 25 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Dr. Quick is Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health at the Boston University School of Public Health, a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice, and former Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (UK) and American College of Preventive Medicine. He earned an A.B. degree magna cum laude from Harvard University, as well as an MPH and an MD degree with distinction in research from the University of Rochester.