Patricia C. Henwood, MD

Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical and Quality Officer, Jefferson Health

Patricia Henwood, MD, is the James D. and Mary Jo Danella Chief Quality Officer at
Jefferson Health, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Global
Strategic Partnerships, and Quality Officer for Emergency Medicine at Jefferson

Since the onset of the pandemic, she has been a member of Jefferson Health’s
COVID-19 leadership team. Building on a background of civilian-military global
humanitarian response, she is leading Jefferson Health’s engagement in Operation
Allies Welcome, providing medical support associated with the Afghan evacuation
through Philadelphia.

Dr. Henwood’s research has focused on the intersection of ultrasound and infectious
disease management after playing a major role in the humanitarian response to the
Ebola virus disease epidemic in West Africa. Her international research is aimed at
assessing ultrasound as a first-line screening tool for pulmonary tuberculosis. She is
also a clinical investigator on multiple COVID-19 studies in the U.S.

Prior to joining Jefferson in 2019, Dr. Henwood was Associate Chief of the Division of
Emergency Ultrasound and Director of the Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound and
Global Ultrasound Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical