Kelly T. McKee

Infectious Diseases and Pediatrics Medical and Scientific Services Quintiles, USA


Dr. McKee, M.D., M.P.H., is Vice President and Managing Director of Quintiles Transnational Corp's Public Health and Government Services unit. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University hospital. He completed a 20 year career in the U.S. Army Medical Department, during which he completed residency training in Preventive Medicine at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and received a Masters degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. While in the Army, Dr. McKee held a variety of leadership positions at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Maryland, and at Fort Bragg, N.C., retiring as a Colonel in 2001. After a brief stint as State Epidemiologist for the State of North Carolina, he returned to Maryland as a Department of Defense contractor supporting the anthrax vaccine immunization program, then accepted a position in 2004 as Senior Director for Clinical Research at DynPort Vaccine Company. He left DynPort in September, 2006, to join Quintiles. He is Board Certified in General Pediatrics, and holds a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health. He has experience in basic and applied, research, and has particular interest in the pathogenesis and epidemiology of infectious diseases. He has served as an investigator in Phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials, and as a sponsor in Phase 1 and 2 studies. He has authored or co-authored numerous scientific presentations and publications related to vaccines, biodefense, emerging diseases, and sexually transmitted infections.

Biography Updated on 24 November 2010

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