LeeQuan D. Ray, M.Ed., Ph.D., is an articulate epidemiologist consultant and director of infectious disease research programs, with extensive experience in academia, public health, and the pharmaceutical industry. With expertise in curriculum development, instructional design, and program evaluation, LeeQuan has facilitated and taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses related to health professions, primarily focusing on health disparities, health promotion, and disease prevention.
LeeQuan's teaching experience includes serving as a contributing PhD faculty member at Walden University, where they serve as a doctoral level course instructor, dissertation mentor, and public health content expert. They also serve as an adjunct faculty member at Southern New Hampshire University, where they instruct and facilitate online graduate and undergraduate courses using various software platforms.
In their role as a subject matter expert, LeeQuan has developed course content in public health for undergraduate and master-level studies. They have also served as a doctoral committee member at the University of Phoenix, mentoring doctoral candidates in developing and completing proposals/dissertations in healthcare administration and public health.
LeeQuan's professional experience includes serving as an infection prevention consultant for the COVID-19 RCAT project at the Pennsylvania Jefferson Department of Health, where they provided prevention, preparation, and response support for long-term care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also served as a technical services compliance specialist and lead investigator at Glaxo Smith-Kline, where they investigated manufacturing and quality discrepancies and implemented corrective and preventive actions to ensure compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices.
LeeQuan's major accomplishments include receiving the SNHU Distinguished Online Teaching Award in Health Professions-Instructor of the Year in 2019 and presenting at the State of Academic Affairs for Health Professions at SNHU in the same year. They have also demonstrated their critical thinking skills in managing various projects and effectively utilizing data to inform decisions in their role as a faculty team lead/program director at Southern New Hampshire University.