About Doug Quarry, MBBS, MSc

Medical Director, Medical Information & Analysis

Dr. Quarry is an Australian-trained medical doctor with a Bachelor of Science Degree for Medicine and Surgery from Monash University in Victoria, Australia and a Master of Science Degree in Community Health from the University of Manitoba, Canada. He has been with International SOS for over 10 years. Prior to his current role, he served as the Medical Director of the International SOS Singapore region.

Dr. Quarry currently leads the company’s effort to help its clients make thorough pandemic preparedness plans, mainly via a broad range of consulting services but also through detailed websites and email.

Dr. Quarry’s team develops and maintains all the medical content used on International SOS websites and in the various International SOS Online services. Dr. Quarry also plays an active role in product and software development.

Prior to joining International SOS, Dr. Quarry consulted in international health in Washington, D.C. He was also a Medical Program Coordinator for the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, providing and organizing medical care for remote northern Canadian Indian reservations. He has also been a “Flying Doctor” in northern Australia, and the Medical Superintendent of an Australian country hospital.

New Bird Flu Strain and Film “Contagion” Serve as Reminders for Pandemic Planning

Washing hands

The release of the film “Contagion” last week coupled with the recent FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) notification of a troubling strain of bird flu (H5N1) – has put pandemic planning back in the forefront. Read full blog post »