Dr. Jonathan D. Quick (“Jono”) is a family physician, international public health expert, author, and speaker on a mission to protect humanity from deadly infectious disease epidemics. He is the author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It (St. Martin’s Press, U.S.; Scribe Publications, UK/Australia).
Dr. Quick is Senior Fellow Emeritus and former President and CEO at the global health nonprofit Management Sciences for Health. He is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and serves as chair of the Global Health Council. Previously, Dr. Quick served as director of essential medicines at the World Health Organization and as resident health advisor in Afghanistan and Kenya. His work has appeared in TIME Magazine, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, New York Times, Ms. Magazine, Daily Mail (UK), Forbes, Huffington Post, WBUR’s CommonHealth and elsewhere.
He co-created Managing Access to Medicines and Health Technologies (MDS-3), the Financial Times Guide to Executive Health and has written more than 100 other books, chapters, and articles in leading medical journals.
He has a first degree from Harvard University and a medical degree and masters of public health from the University of Rochester. He was a family medicine chief resident at Duke University.