Merwyn Foster Rogers is a biologist and public health professional with over 25 years of experience in health planning, health systems development, and project planning/implementation.

He has been a senior manager and policy adviser in government for over two decades. He has served on technical and recruiting boards of regional public health and public service agencies. Mr. Rogers has led numerous health reform and modernization initiatives to improve health systems and services (for population groups), including primary health care, dental health, maternal and child health, healthcare financing, human resource development and training, and health infrastructure. He also led a very successful national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr. Rogers received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina (Aiken) and a Master of Public Health from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He is currently a student at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC, were he is completing his Doctorate in Public Health degree in the 2022 – 2025 cohort, concentrating in health policy and planning.