John Peabody, MD, PhD
Dr. Peabody is an international health care leader in health policy, health economics, and quality of clinical care. He has contributed more than 200 articles and abstracts to peer-reviewed literature and written books on quality improvement and the economic benefits of standardizing practice in healthcare systems around the world. Dr. Peabody developed the globally adopted standard for measuring clinical practice variation, known now as CPV® vignettes, and is the Founder and President of QURE Healthcare, the global leader in improving healthcare quality through physician benchmarking, feedback, and engagement. <br><br>In addition to faculty appointments at UCSF and UCLA, John has served the academic and global community in a host of capacities. He is the past CMO and clinical lead at Sg2, and a former Senior Researcher at the RAND Graduate School. Dr. Peabody has previously worked as an executive of the biotech giant Amgen, serves as a senior advisor to Autism Speaks, and regularly advises the World Bank, the Gates Foundation, and the WHO. Dr. Peabody also served as the Deputy Director of the Institute for Global Health under its first Director, Sir Richard Feachem, from 1999-2004. Since 1995, Dr. Peabody has been a member of the faculty in the departments of medicine, epidemiology and biostatistics, and health services at the University of California, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Dr. Peabody is a board-certified internist and, in 1999, he was elected a fellow of the American College of Physicians. A Stanford University graduate, he received his MD from UCSF, his diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene (DTM&H) from the University of London, and his master of philosophy and a PhD in public policy (health economics) from the RAND Graduate School.