Sheila L. Thorne
President & CEO
Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group
Sheila Thorne is a cross-cultural education specialist with specific expertise in diverse global cultures. For more than two decades, she has worked with health care professionals throughout North America, Latin America, and Western Europe. She advises the top 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical-device companies, and 20 U.S. hospital systems in the clinical research and marketing of prescription medicines and consumer health products to people of color. She is also an associate clinical professor at Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare; adjunct professor in the physician assistant program at Quinnipiac University School of Medicine; an annual guest lecturer on ethnic media relations at the New York University Department of Media, Culture, and Communication; and lecturer on cultural competency in health care at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.