Who We Are
The MedSurplus Alliance is a cross-sector alliance that works collaboratively to improve access to quality donated medical products, through accreditation, capacity-building, management and technology solutions, and leadership.
MSA 2012 Founding Mission/Vision: MSA was created to engage and inspire cross-sector medical donation stakeholders to develop standards-based, large-scale, and system-changing initiatives that advance quality donation practices and protect the environment.
What we’ve learned: The MSA Standards and Accreditation Program, supported by operational expertise, drives current MSA opportunities and funding, and is changing donor and donation stakeholder behavior.
Where are going: MSA is creating, leading and managing large-scale donation programs and expanding our profile.
•Ascension Health - Heath System Programs
•Events, Membership and Standards and Accreditation Program Review/Revision
•Kits4life – Global Health Laboratory Programs
Task Force for Global Health
The MedSurplus Alliance is a program of The Task Force for Global Health. Collectively, Task Force programs have a real impact by solving massive health problems. Our programs focus on eliminating diseases and protecting populations. Since our founding, we only take on problems we know can be solved, and we do it through powerful, global collaborations because we are in the business of solving problems.
The MedSurplus Alliance (MSA) is a cross-sector alliance that works collaboratively to improve access to quality donated medical products, through accreditation, capacity-building, management and technology solutions, and leadership. Our work is organized by strategic initiatives and projects that aim to increase the efficiency, value, scope, and quality of medical product donations. Visit the MSA Initiatives page to learn more.
MedSurplus Alliance Leadership Council
The MSA operates under the guidance of a cross-sector Leadership Council that includes medical surplus recovery organization leaders and stakeholders from the health care, private, public, manufacturing, and academic sectors.
2020-2021 Council Members
Georgia Winson, Executive Director, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach – Chair
Barbara Wallace, former Vice President, Membership & Standards, InterAction – Standards and Accreditation Committee Co-Chair
Susan Huber, Senior Vice President, Governance and President, Ascension Global Mission
Greg Folz, Administrative Director, Research Institute of Deaconess Clinic
Walter Ulrich, President & CEO of Medical Bridges
Chris Palombo, Chief Executive Officer, Dispensary of Hope
Charles Redding, President and Chief Executive Officer, MedShare Interantional, Inc.
Ozzy Samad, President, Brother's Brother Foundation
Denise Sears, President & CEO, SOS
Carolina Masri, Executive Director, MedWish International
John H. Vande Vate, Executive Director of EMIL-SCS, GeorgiaTech College of Engineering
Darryl Munden, President, RxOutreach
Lori Warrens, Director, MedSurplus Alliance (non-voting member)
Standards & Accreditation Program Leadership
The MedSurplus Alliance Standards & Accreditation Committee provides independent oversight to the MSA Standards and Accreditation programs.
Barbara Wallace, Committee Co-Chair and former Vice President, Membership & Standards, InterAction
Bonnie K. Kiconco Mutungi, Committee Co-Chair and Executive Director at Center for Women in Governance Uganda