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Dr. Azhar K. Qureshi

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Vice President, Department of Cli...

Phone: (714) ***-****  
Local Address:  Orange , California , United States
St. Joseph Health System
3345 Michelson, Suite 100
Irvine , California 92612
United States

Company Description: St. Joseph Health System is among only a dozen organizations worldwide to receive the 2007 Gallup "Great Workplace Award", which is based on the most rigorous...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MPH
  • MD
  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of Karachi
  • Masters of Public Health
    California State University at Northridge
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Web References
The Ray of Life Foundation, 9 Feb 2014 [cached]
Azhar K. Qureshi, MPH, MD, DrPH - Vice President, Department of Clinical Quality, Saint Joseph Health System
Public Health Foundation Enterprises, 27 Nov 2010 [cached]
Azhar K. Qureshi,MPH, MD, DrPH
Dr. Azhar Qureshi is a well-known leader in public health and hospital administration, currently serving as Vice President, Department of Clinical Quality for the Saint Joseph Health System headquartered in Orange, California. St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) is a non-profit health care organization that owns and operates fifteen hospitals, three home health agencies and multiple physician groups in California, Texas and New Mexico. SJHS is an industry leader in providing quality care. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. Qureshi served as Assistant Vice President/Chief Research Scientist in the Research & Development Department for the St. Joseph Health System, as well as Project Director and Principal Investigator on a Diabetes Disease Management Project, also located in Orange County, California.
Dr. Qureshi has published numerous studies and research manuscripts, including: "Glycemic Control and Quality of Life in Diabetes Mellitus", "Azithromycin vs. Doxycycline for Treatment of Genital Chlamydia Infection: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials", "Self-rated Health and Its Relationship to Functional Status and Well-being in a Group of Elderly Guatemalan Subjects", "Efficacy and Safety of Sumatriptan in the Treatment of Acute Migraine: A meta-analysis" and . "A Technical Report on the Imputation of Household Income Data for the Orange County Health Needs Assessment Survey" to name a few.
Dr. Qureshi received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Karachi, Karachi-Pakistan, his Masters of Public Health at the California State University at Northridge, and his Doctor of Public Health from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Qureshi has received numerous awards and honors including JACHO's National Codman Award for Clinical Quality.
Latino Health Access » Board of Directors, 4 July 2014 [cached]
Azhar Qureshi, MD
Azhar Qureshi, MD
Dr. Qureshi is currently Senior Vice President for Community Health, Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS). He is currently working on designing a conceptual model for the development and delivery of strategy and initiatives to create healthiest communities. He is gathering data on community health status to design a global index for measuring community health status. Also, he coordinates community health efforts with those in sacred encounters and perfect care to ensure alignment in pursuit of the SJHS strategic vision and mission.
Dr. Qureshi is also the Lead Consultant for the California Hospital Association's (CHA) Hospital Quality Committee. The committee's task is to analyze various hospital quality performance reports and make recommendations to the CHA Board regarding the methods and results presented in these reports. These recommendations are adopted as the Hospital Industry Position regarding public reporting of hospital performance. Also, he is actively helping to develop a standardized statewide measurement and reporting system for public reporting of hospital quality. This statewide project is called CHART (California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Task Force). He is one of the four voting members of representing all hospitals in CHART's Steering Committee.
Dr. Qureshi is a member of Blue Shield of California's Quality Advisory Board. The Quality Advisory Board provides advice to the Board of Directors regarding the choice of cost and quality criteria used to create evidence-based tiered provider networks. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors, PHFE Management Solutions, Los Angeles. PHFE Management Solutions is a 40-year-old nonprofit organization providing management services to public health programs.
In addition to his MBA and Medical Degree, Dr. Qureshi has a Master in Public Health with an emphasis on Community Health and Health Education. He also has a Doctorate in Public Health with a cognate in Bio-Statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has published various articles and has been invited to present at many prestigious seminars. He has received many academic awards, scholarships and grants, including a fellowship awarded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Last, but not least, Dr. Qureshi was a faculty member at the Center for Continuing Professional Education, Harvard School of Public Health where he co-taught a course titled "Probabilistic Risk Analysis: Assessment, Management and Communication."
About CHPSO, 28 Dec 2010 [cached]
Azhar Qureshi, MD, Senior Vice President, Community Health, St. Joseph Health System
Who We Are | Heartfelt Cardiac Project, 8 Feb 2015 [cached]
Azhar K. Qureshi, MD, MBA, DrPH, Chairperson - Vice President, Department of Clinical Quality, St. Joseph Health System
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