Ken Quinto
FDA, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

LCDR Quinto is the Senior Medical Advisor in the Real World Evidence Analytics Staff in the Office of Medical Policy at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. He oversees demonstration projects intended to support the agency’s evaluation of real world evidence, evaluates real world evidence use cases, and contributes to medical policy development mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act. LCDR Quinto has held various positions at different U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ agencies including as a medical officer at FDA’s Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, a medical officer/claims analyst at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics while providing medical expertise in epidemiology, pediatrics, allergy and immunology, and analytical support. In 2012, LCDR Quinto was commissioned in the U.S. Public Health Service and holds the rank of lieutenant commander. He completed his allergy and immunology fellowship and pediatric residency at the University of California, San Diego, earned his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, his M.P.H from University of California, Berkeley and his B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles.