photo credit: International Medical Corps
Ashley Arabasadi, Campaign Manager
Ashley Arabasadi brings 10-plus years experience in humanitarian assistance, health, and development to her work as Campaign Manager with the No More Epidemics Campaign. Prior to her current role, Arabasadi worked with the International Medical Corps, leading the organization’s efforts on the Global Health Security Agenda after managing the disaster response programs in Asia. Before IMC, Arabasadi worked with USAID’s Global Health Bureau’s Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition office supporting the Child Survival Health Grants program and the Leadership Initiative for Public Health in East Africa program. She has worked in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Middle East. Prior to her work in international health, Ashley was an physical anthropology and archaeologist specializing in health and disease in human skeletal populations. Ashley received an undergraduate degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree from the University of Durham in England.
Jonathan D. Quick, Senior Fellow
Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, a family physician and health management specialist, is Senior Fellow at MSH. He focuses on global health security and provides strategic counsel to the No More Epidemics campaign. Dr. Quick is the author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It (forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press/Scribe in 2017).
Dr. Quick served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MSH from 2004–2017. He was Director of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy at the World Health Organization from 1996 to 2003. Prior to that, he served with MSH as founding director of the drug management program/center for pharmaceutical management, then as a long-term advisor for the Afghanistan Health Sector Support Project and the Kenya Health Care Financing Project.
Mackenzie Allen, Senior Campaigns and Communications Associate
Mackenzie Allen is the Senior Campaigns and Communications Associate for No More Epidemics. Prior to working with the campaign, Mackenzie worked with Management Sciences for Health on the Leadership, Management and Governance Project and with Project Concern International as the Ebola Program Response Coordinator. Mackenzie received a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of San Diego, and dual bachelor’s degrees in Global Studies and Global Business Management & Marketing from California State University San Marcos.
Rachel Lobe-Costonis, Intern
Rachel is a senior at the George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Global Health and a minor in Public Health, on track to graduate in May 2017. Her interests focus on prevention and control of infectious diseases, particularly as they are related to emerging epidemics.