Dr. Kelly McKee joined Quintiles in 2006 after a multi-faceted career spent in vaccine R&D, public health and management with the U.S. Army’s Medical Department, public health agencies and industry. Kelly McKee, M.D., performs a variety of roles in Quintiles’ Public Health and Government Services unit. He is responsible for evaluating new technologies, supporting business development activities, assessing Quintiles’ capabilities in supporting product development, assisting sponsors in evaluating and designing clinical trials and managing relationships between Quintiles and sponsors. Prior to joining Quintiles, Dr. McKee was Senior Director and Chief Medical Officer at a small biotechnology company in Frederick, MD. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior positions on active duty and as a contractor in the U.S. Army’s Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, MD, where he worked in pre-clinical and clinical research and development.
He also led preventive medicine and public health activities at the army’s largest facility at Fort Bragg, NC, served briefly as Head of General Communicable Diseases and also was State Epidemiologist for North Carolina.
Dr. McKee received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his post-graduate training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University. He also received training in general preventive medicine at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and holds a master’s degree in public health from John Hopkins University.