Charles Doarn is a research professor in UC’s Department of Family and Community Medicine and a core faculty member of the MPH program where he teaches courses on Global and International Health Systems and is developing a course in Global Health and Diplomacy. Professor Doarn has worked in over 30 countries in Europe, Asia, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand, and the Middle East on healthcare issues through the integration of technology. He is a Fulbright Specialist, having spent time in Macedonia, is an editor- in-chief of Telemedicine and E-Health, and regularly contributes to peer-reviewed journals. He is currently working with NATO on a Multinational Telemedicine System for disaster response.
Anne Sheridan Fugard Executive Director - UC International Programs
John Kroger is a third-year medical student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Along with his classmate Alisa Blumenthaler, John established the Global Health Interest Group to increase medical student accessibility to global health experiences.
Christine O'Dea Director of Global Health Education - Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
Dr. O'Dea spent 5 years in rural family medicine practice in Northern Wisconsin and then moved with her family and small children to rural Honduras where she spent two years as a volunteer family physician with the NGO Shoulder to Shoulder. She is the Director of Global Health Education at the Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency program. She is the course director for the Medical Spanish/Latino Health Elective. She has a clinical practice at Crossroads Health Center and is active in underserved and Latino health.
Anand Selvam PGY-4 Emergency Medicine Resident
Dr. Selvam is currently a PGY-4 Emergency Medicine resident. He is a former Doris Duke International Clinical Research fellow through the Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He has clinical and research experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the Indian sub-continent. He is one of the co-founding members of the Global Health group in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Next year, he will be pursuing a Global Health Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine and pursuing his Masters degree in public health and tropical medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Professor - Dept. of Pediatrics
Dr. Schubert is a Professor of Pediatrics at UC and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (CCHMC) in the Division of Emergency Medicine. He has spent significant time in Zambia and Malawi and directs the Global Health Residency Program at CCHMC. He was also one of the founders of the Global Health Pediatric Educators which is a national pediatric residency education group developing curriculum and defining best practices for residents completing global health rotations.
First-Year Medical Student
Mahima Venkatesh is a first-year medical student who recently completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Health Services Management. Her passion for global health began with her work with GlobeMed at UC as a freshman, which she continued on to become Internal Co-President. She has studied abroad in Ghana and Spain. She has completed global health internships in Thailand with Social Action for Women, GlobeMed at UC's partner, and in India, for the MPH practicum project. She has much experience in community health through the Community Chemical Addiction Treatment Center, Crossroad Health Center, and other free clinics.
Associate Professor - Dept. of Pediatrics
Dr. Wedig-Stevie is heavily involved in the Cincinnati sister cities program, particularly in Munich with the medical student exchange program. Her specialties include neonatal high risk infant follow-up and developmental follow-up.
Sarah Winston Bush
Assistant Professor - Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Winston Bush serves as the Director of Global Health for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She helps coordinate resident electives, improves the global health experience for her residents, and has been to Haiti, Guatemala, and Tanzania during her time at UC.