Management Sciences for Health Welcomes Appointment of Loyce Pace as Global Health Council’s New Executive Director

Medford, MA - Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health NGO, welcomes Loyce Pace, the new Executive Director of the Global Health Council (GHC). Set to start in her new role today, Ms. Pace is a recognized leader who has worked on the ground in more than 10 countries delivering health programs and mobilizing advocates. GHC is the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers, and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide.

"MSH is pleased to be a strong supporter of the Global Health Council and proud to see Loyce Pace, a woman of vision, passion, and achievement assume the leadership of GHC,” said Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, GHC’s Board Chair and MSH’s President and CEO. “Loyce has been a visible champion for strong health systems and equitable financing to tackle priority health needs."

Ms. Pace has held leadership positions in global policy and strategic partnerships at LIVESTRONG Foundation and the American Cancer Society. While Director of Regional Programs for the American Cancer Society’s Department of Global Health, she was responsible for developing their first capacity-building and advocacy initiatives in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, she has worked with Physicians for Human Rights and also served as an International Development Fellow for Catholic Relief Services, implementing community outreach projects throughout Senegal and The Gambia.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Pace championed policies for access to essential medicines, testified for congressional global health appropriations, and launched the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Roundtable under GHC, which convenes organizations representing multiple issues and sectors around shared advocacy goals. She was recognized by the Union for International Cancer Control as a Young Leader at the World Cancer Summit in 2015. As a supporter and partner of GHC for more than 10 years and most recently as a Board member since 2012, Loyce Pace contributed substantially to the re-envisioning of the organization.

Ms. Pace holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she was inducted into the Delta Omega Society. She is a member of Phillips Academy (Andover) Alumni Council. She has lived in Africa, Asia, and Europe, and currently resides in Washington, DC.

For further information about the Global Health Council, visit http://globalhealth.org/.

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