Pierre Barker

Pierre M. Barker, MD, is Senior Vice President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and is responsible for IHI’s expanding portfolio of large-scale health systems improvement initiatives around the world. Dr. Barker, a pediatrician by training and a South African by birth, is a renowned authority on improving health systems, particularly in the areas of maternal and child health and HIV/AIDS care. Before joining IHI, he was Medical Director of the University of North Carolina Children’s Hospital clinics and was responsible for leading system-wide initiatives on improving access to care and chronic disease management.