Edward C. Stephenson, MSW, MPH has over thirty years’ experience in the healthcare industry ranging from program development, managed care, strategic planning, ambulatory care, to management consulting. He has held key executive-level positions in both private and public sector organizations.
In 1994, Mr. Stephenson established ECS International, Inc., where he has been the CEO and Principal Consultant. His consulting activities have focused on assisting healthcare providers, organizations and government agencies both in the Caribbean and in the USA in accessing medical equipment, creating joint ventures, conducting feasibility studies and business plans, and referring patients from the Caribbean to Miami, Florida for stereotactic radiosurgery services.
Internationally, he has traveled to South Africa and Zimbabwe as the healthcare representative on the trade mission from the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce where he successfully developed trade linkages to the U.S. healthcare industry with their African counterparts. In the Caribbean, he has consulted with many healthcare professionals, hospitals and government agencies.
His current areas of interest include: Accreditation, advance cancer therapies, cybersecurity, medical tourism, solar health and wellness products, telemedicine and VIP substance abuse recovery services.
Mr. Stephenson is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Public Health degree program at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is also an advisor on the MPH Program Steering Committee. His academic credentials include a Master of Public Health in health administration and health planning from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; a Master of Social Work in Community Health from Howard University in Washington, D.C.; and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.