Mary-Ann E.

United States


Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet is the Lead & Executive Director of MSD for Mothers, MSD’s $500 million global health initiative to create a world where no woman dies while giving life. Working with over 150 partners in more than 45 countries, MSD for Mothers has improved access to quality maternity care services and modern contraception – two of the most powerful ways to end preventable maternal deaths – for almost 9 million women worldwide, and growing.

As the Lead of MSD for Mothers, Dr. Etiebet is responsible for successfully implementing high-impact maternal health programs and partnerships that integrate the private sector’s invention and expertise to empower women, equip health providers and strengthen health systems. Dr. Etiebet draws on extensive experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors for this role. She joins MSD from Premier Inc, where she was a Principal Consultant in the Population Health Management team. Previously, she served as Director of Ambulatory Care Strategies for New York City Health and Hospital. Her work in international health includes serving as the Senior Technical Advisor of the Institute of Human Virology-Nigeria, a PEPFAR implementing partner, while she was Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Etiebet earned her MD and MBA from Yale University. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell and fellowship in Infectious Diseases Hospital System at New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and is Board Certified in Infectious Diseases.

MSD for Mothers is an initiative of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA


  • reproductive health
  • infectious disease
  • gender
  • systems
  • human rights
  • worldwide
  • nigeria
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

Interested in learning more about this Devex member?

With a Recruitment Account, you can view the full profile & CV for this member and other professionals around the world. Click here to know more!

Already a member? Just sign in.

Or join to message other community members on Devex.

People Also Viewed

  • Chief of Party, USAID Linkages for Small and Medium...
  • Country Director/Chief of Party/Team Leader/Senior Economist
  • Key Expert, Team Leader at Various
  • Managing Director, Trade Facilitation Pte Ltd
  • International Relations Officer a.i. at EC - Directorate...
  • International Education and Development Consultant
  • Health officer
  • M&E Project Manager at USAID Jordan Competitiveness...
  • Chief of Party at Tetra Tech