Jonathan Quick

Adjunct Professor of Global Health

Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH (“Jono”) is adjunct Professor of Global Health at DGHI.  Dr. Quick previously has served as President and CEO of Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Director of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policies at the World Health Organization, resident advisor for MSH in health system development and financing in Afghanistan and Kenya, and Chief of Staff/Clinical Director in the U.S. Public Health Service, Talihina, Oklahoma. He has carried out assignments to improve public health in over 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Public Health.  

Dr. Quick is the author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It, creator of MDS-3: Managing Access to Medicines and Health Technologies, and contributor to The Financial Times Guide to Executive Health, Preventive Stress Management in Organizations, and more than 100 other books, chapters, and articles in leading medical journals. His op-eds, blogs and letters have appeared in TIME Magazine, Wall Street JournalThe Guardian, New York Times, Ms. Magazine, Forbes, Huffington Post,  and elsewhere. He has contributed to Trinity Forum Readings on the lives and faith of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nelson Mandela, and human rights pioneer Bartolomé Las Casas.  

Dr. Quick has served on the board of directors for the Global Health Council, InterAction, Partnership for Supply Chain Management, and Clapham Servants.  He was a resident and chief resident in the Duke Family Medicine program, graduated sum cum laude from Harvard College and received an MD with distinction in research and MPH from the University of Rochester. Jono and his wife Tina raised their three now-grown daughters while on assignment in Pakistan, Kenya, France/Switzerland and the U.S.

Courses

  • GLHLTH 201FS

    Confronting Global Health Challenges: What Would You Do?

  • GLHLTH 306

    Global Health Policy