David Quirk

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management

David Quirk is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where he teaches “Managed Care 101: Impact on Healthcare Decision Making”. He is also Senior Vice President of Account and Strategy Services at Mosaic Group, the managed healthcare marketing and communications agency within FCB Health Network, the most awarded health communications network in the world during 2017.

David has 20 years of managed care marketing and communications experience within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and vaccine industries. His US and global experience includes managed care training and education; qualitative and quantitative market research and insight mining; and managed markets strategy and tactic planning at pre-launch, launch, and inline phases of drug lifecycle. His current and former clients include every leading pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and vaccine manufacturer in the US. Among his many recent accomplishments, David served as managed markets agency lead for the groundbreaking launch of the first FDA-approved biosimilar drug in the US.

David is a contributing writer and/or editor on over 100 managed care training programs used by sales and managed care marketing professionals within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and vaccine industries—including the #1 and #2 best-selling programs of all time. He is also a contributing writer on 8 managed care “business acumen” courses, which were accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for continuing education of US-licensed pharmacists. 

David graduated cum laude with a B.A. double major in economics and art history from Fordham College, Fordham University, NYC. He is an associate member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), a founding member of the AMCP training subcommittee, and a member of the Society of Pharmaceutical and Biotech Trainers.