Gary Puckrein, MD, PhD
Executive Director of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Gary Puckrein is Executive Director of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), in Washington, D.C. The NMQF strengthens efforts to use evidence-based, data-driven initiatives to eliminate premature death and preventable illness for racial and ethnic minorities and other special populations. Between 1974 and 1993, he taught and lectured at Roger Williams College, Brown University, Connecticut College, and Rutgers University. He is also the Executive Director of the Alliance of Minority Medical Associations. Dr. Puckrein created and launched Minority Health Today, which served clinicians practicing in minority communities.
He received his Ph.D. in history from Brown University.