Catalyze Innovation that Advances Health

Jeffrey M.G. Collins, MHS

Administrative Director & Director of External Alliances

Joining in early 2010, Jeff was the first full-time employee of MI2 as its first Project and Operations Manager. In his current capacity, Jeff directs the day-to-day operations of the institute and ensures the execution of the institute’s strategic vision and operational priorities in conjunction with MedStar Health and MI2 leadership. In addition, Jeff oversees MI2’s portfolio of External Alliances, including the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliance with Cleveland Clinic established to benefit patients through collaborative innovation projects and commercialization application, and a unique Founding Partnership with 1776, a global incubator and seed fund that finds promising startups focused on solving the world’s most fundamental challenges and helps engineer their success.

Previously Jeff was a Senior Consultant with Navigant Consulting, Inc.’s Healthcare Provider Performance Improvement Practice working for a highly visible national clientele of hospitals, health systems, and physician groups. Prior to this work, he was engaged on special projects for the Executive Director of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s faculty practice organization. 

Jeff received a Master of Health Science degree in Health Finance and Management from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he was elected to the Delta Omega National Public Health Honor Society. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in Anthropology with a focus on Medical Anthropology and Public Health.

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