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Margaret E. Kruk is associate professor of global health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Kruk’s research generates evidence for improved health system quality and responsiveness in low- and middle-income countries. Her research is at the intersection of health systems and populations and brings together data from users and systems. She collaborates with colleagues in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Liberia, and India, among other countries. Kruk is currently chair of the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era, a global effort to redefine and measure quality in the health systems of lower-income countries. Previously, Kruk was associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Better Health Systems Initiative at Columbia University. She has held posts at the United Nations Development Program and McKinsey and Company and practiced medicine in northern Ontario, Canada. She holds an MD from McMaster University and an MPH from Harvard University.
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