Mr. Khizer Husain is the director of Shifa Consulting , a global health consulting practice with a focus on healthcare planning, policy, and delivery with faith-based organizations. In this role, he is currently advising an American international hospital network as they bolster their operations in the UAE, develop academic partnerships, and seed maternal and child health projects in Bangladesh. Mr. Husain has also been active in US healthcare reform efforts with the organization American Muslim Health Professionals, which is a member of the coalition Faithful Reform for Health Care. In this capacity, he has held briefings on the Hill and organized several advocacy days with members of Congress. Earlier in his career,
Mr. Husain served as an Associate Director at The Advisory Board Company, a boutique healthcare research and consulting firm with membership programs that reach half the hospitals in the US. There, Mr. Husain established the foundational analytical models to launch a strategic planning product to help hospital clients make investment decisions. He also managed over two dozen client engagements, developing and marketing clinical service lines and forecasting bed, OR, and technology needs.
Prior to this work, Mr. Husain advised Medtronic, Inc.’s Global Economic Development unit in reimbursement policy, pricing, and sales force training. Mr. Husain attended the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics and Political Science as a Fulbright Scholar for a Masters degree in international health policy. He studied Arabic at the American University of Cairo and holds a B.S. and M.B.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.