Jeffrey Sturchio Appointed to AIHP’s Board of Directors

AIHP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey L. Sturchio, PhD, has joined its Board of Directors as an appointed director. He will serve a three-year term.

Dr. Sturchio is an accomplished historian of the history of medicine and science and an experienced executive in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and nonprofit sectors. He has been a member of AIHP since 1989.

Jeffrey L. Sturchio

Dr. Sturchio is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a PhD in the history and sociology of science. He is the former CEO of Rabin Martin, a global health strategy consulting firm, and former president and CEO of the Global Health Council. Earlier, he was vice president of corporate responsibility at Merck & Co. Inc. and president of the Merck Company Foundation.

Dr. Sturchio is currently a visiting scholar at the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at Johns Hopkins University and a Senior Associate at the Global Health Policy Center of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He also serves as chairman of the board of the Corporate Council on Africa and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria. Dr. Sturchio is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Arthur W. Page Society.

His publications include Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy (edited with I. Kickbusch and L. Galambos, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019); Noncommunicable Diseases in the Developing World: Addressing Gaps in Global Policy and Research (edited with L. Galambos, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013); and Values & Visions: A Merck Century (Rahway, New Jersey: Merck & Co., Inc., 1991).

AIHP’s members elect most of the directors on the Institute’s Board, but the organization’s bylaws allow for the appointment of up to three directors “who have expertise that will help the Institute fulfill its objectives.”

Posted: February 12, 2023

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