Gary Puckrein

Gary Puckrein, Ph.D.

President and CEO, National Minority Quality Forum

Dr. Gary Puckrein is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), a nonprofit health care research, education, and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The mission of NMQF is to reduce patient risk by assuring optimal care for all. NMQF conducts evidence-based, data-driven initiatives to eliminate premature death and preventable illness. NMQF’s vision is an American health services research, delivery, and financing system whose operating principle is to reduce patient risk for amenable morbidity and mortality while improving quality of life.

Dr. Puckrein received his doctorate from Brown University.