Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 30 Oct - Wed 30 Oct, 2013

M. Rashad Massoud M. Rashad Massoud (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

University Research Company, LLC

Director of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI), URC-CHS

Most Recently Attended: (2012)
Making Health Care Better in Low and Middle Income Economies: What are the next steps and how do we get there?

Rashad Massoud, a physician internist and an internationally recognized leader in improving health care, is senior vice president for the Quality and Performance Institute at University Research Co. LLC. (URC), in Bethesda, MD, USA, and director of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) - a centrally procured global contract currently active in 27 countries. Dr. Massoud served as senior vice president at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, MA, overseeing IHI's Strategic Partnerships. In his previous capacities, he worked at URC where he led several improvement efforts around the globe including pioneering the adaptation of collaborative improvement methodology to developing country settings, working on developing the World Health Organization's (WHO) strategy for design & scale-up of antiretroviral therapy to meet the 3x5 target and large scale improvement in the Russian Federation. He also founded and for several years led the Palestinian health care quality improvement effort. He was a founding member and chaired the multi-country Quality Management Program for Health Care Organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (QMP-MENA) and consulted for and collaborated with several NGOs, KPMG, UNICEF, the World Bank, USAID and WHO. He holds an M.D. from First (Sechenov) Moscow Medical Institute, as well as a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University.

Media files from M. Rashad Massoud

A Vision Worth Pursuing: Rashad Massoud

What can mature healthcare systems learn from system reform elsewhere?

What Can Mature Healthcare Systems Learn from System Reform Elsewhere?

Why Salzburg? Rashad Massoud explains...