Management Sciences for Health Appoints New Head of Business Development

February 05, 2019

Management Sciences for Health Appoints New Head of Business Development

Arlington, VA—February 5, 2019—Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a leading global health NGO, announced today that it has appointed Dana Sandstrom Keating as its new head of Business Development and Partnerships, effective February 1, 2019.

“I am very pleased that Dana has agreed to take on this crucial and highly visible role,” said Marian W. Wentworth, MSH’s President & CEO. “Dana is a dynamic and collaborative leader with extensive experience working in challenging countries, a track record of success in ambiguous and challenging situations, and an unwavering commitment to the MSH mission of improving health and saving lives. She is exactly the right type of leader to serve our organization well into the future.”

Ms. Keating joined MSH in 2008, working in Zambia, where she was based until 2018 when she returned to the US to work in MSH’s Arlington office. She joined the business development team in 2012 and has held various strategy and management roles at MSH, working with diverse donors such as the US Agency for International Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the UK Department for International Development, the World Bank, the Government of Namibia, and foundation and corporate donors. Her work experience crosses 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and 11 in the Americas and Asia.

Ms. Keating received her MA in International Policy Studies and French from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California and her BA in French and Political Science from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

About MSH

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) works shoulder-to-shoulder with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, sustainable health systems. Together, we seek to achieve universal health coverage—equitable, affordable access to high-quality health services for all who need them—even in fragile, post-crisis settings. For more than 45 years in 150 countries, MSH has partnered with governments, civil society, the private sector, and thousands of health workers on locally-led solutions that expand access to medicines and services, improve quality of care, help prevent and control epidemics, support inspiring leadership and transparent governance, and foster informed, empowered, and healthier communities. For more information, visit