Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet is the Executive Director of for Mothers, 's 10-year $500 million initiative to create a world where no woman dies while giving life. Working with over 90 partners in more than 30 countries, for Mothers has improved access to quality maternity care services and modern contraception - two of the most powerful ways to end preventable maternal deaths - for over 6 million women worldwide.
As Executive Director of for Mothers, Dr. Etiebet is responsible for successfully implementing a robust set of innovative maternal health programs and high-impact partnerships that integrate the private sector's invention and expertise to design, deploy and scale solutions that empower women, equip health providers and strengthen health systems. Dr. Etiebet draws on extensive experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors for this role. She joins from Premier Inc, where she was a Principal Consultant in the Population Health Management team. Previously, she served as Director of Ambulatory Care Strategies for New York City Health and Hospital. Her work in international health includes serving as the Senior Technical Advisor of the Institute of Human Virology-Nigeria, a PEPFAR implementing partner, while she was Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr. Etiebet earned her MD and MBA from Yale University. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell and fellowship in Infectious Diseases Hospital System at New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and is Board Certified in Infectious Diseases.