Priscilla Ko, PharmD
Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation
Priscilla Ko is a director at the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation whose mission is to promote health equity and improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases. Priscilla currently leads a national portfolio focused on cardiovascular and immunologic diseases and a global initiative in Brazil on addressing cancer disparities. In addition to her grantmaking responsibilities, she is also responsible for the Foundation’s monitoring and evaluation efforts. Prior to her role, she lived in South Africa working on global health issues including HIV/AIDS, pharmacy education and training, and building capacity for healthcare workers.
She received her Pharm.D. from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh with a focus in family medicine and underserved care.
In addition to her role at the BMS Foundation, Priscilla is also a 2017-18 One Young World Ambassador and a 2018 Grantmakers in Health Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy Fellow.