Bryan O. Buckley is a health equity-focused and systems-oriented leader in health delivery system redesign, performance improvement, and change management. Currently, Dr. Buckley is the Director for Health Equity Initiatives at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), where he supports NCQA’s Health Equity strategy across multiple departments to better integrate health equity concepts into existing programs and projects. Before NCQA, Dr. Buckley was a Research Fellow with Medstar Health’s Institute for Quality and Safety (MIQS), where he led and supported healthcare delivery research, education, and consulting related to community health, patient safety, and quality. Dr. Buckley serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he teaches, coaches, supports, and supervises graduate students in clinical transformation and community partnerships at the School of Medicine and Biomedical Graduate Education.
Buckley has been an active member of APHA. He has served as a Board Member of the Black Caucus of Health Workers; Early Career Professional representative of the Council of Affiliates; Action Board representative, Governing Councilor, Policy Committee Chair, and Section Chair for the Community Health Planning & Policy Development Section. In addition to the CHPPD Section, he is a proud member of the Health Administration Section. He has been a member of the Michigan Public Health Association and Massachusetts Public Health Association. He is currently a member of the Maryland Public Health Association.
Buckley holds a Doctor of Public Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. He is a Board Member of the American Heart Association Greater Washington Region; Food & Friends; and Founding Executive Board Member of the DrPH Coalition. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board for the Michigan State University & Grand Valley State University MPH programs.