About Turner Healthcare Quality Consulting

Turner Healthcare Quality Consulting, Inc. is a minority-owned strategic
consulting business
founded in 2019.

Our Mission

Our mission is to deliver actionable, market-relevant strategic guidance for our biopharmaceutical clients by helping to deepen their understanding of their customer’s healthcare quality and value-based care perspectives.

In the process, we aim to address unmet medical and health needs of patients and family caregivers. In our work, we bring a focus to the cross-cutting themes of patient-centeredness and health equity​.

We pursue our mission with vigilance to the values of integrity, accountability, excellence, and passion​.

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Our Team

We have over 75 years of collective experience in the value-based care, payment, healthcare quality, and pharmaceutical industry space.

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Norris Turner, PharmD, PhD
President & CEO

Dr. Turner is the founder of THCQ consulting and a former executive in the pharmaceutical industry with over 20 years of experience with clinical development, medical affairs, market access, and quality strategy.

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Manasi A. Tirodkar, PhD, MS
Healthcare quality

Dr. Tirodkar is a health services researcher and medical anthropologist with expertise in quality measurement and qualitative research methods who provides strategic advice around healthcare quality to biopharmaceutical companies.

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Shantel Houston, PharmD​
Brand strategy

Dr. Houston is a community pharmacist and brand management consultant with experience in design, social media, community pharmacy innovation, and association management.

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George Bilyk, MBA
Policy & Advocacy

Mr. Bilyk is a healthcare professional with 30+ years of experience, including positions as a Finance/Marketing Controller, Medicaid & Medicare Marketing Director, and Health Policy Director focusing on mental health.

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Pam Sudbanthad, MS, PharmD, MBA
Clinical Pharmacy

Dr. Sudbanthad is a clinical pharmacist with extensive experience and financial knowledge of the current healthcare system committed to quality improvement and enhanced patient safety.

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