Dr. Fennelly is an expert in pediatric infectious diseases. He is Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He has worked with various non-governmental organizations supporting infection prevention and treatment programs in less developed countries, including during scale up of PEPFAR-supported treatment for children with HIV in Vietnam between 2006 and 2008. Read more.
Gareth has extensive experience designing, implementing and leading humanitarian responses across Asia and Africa. Gareth served as Head of Disaster Risk Management in Asia for Plan International, one of the oldest and largest international child development organizations. Read more.
Dr. Amsalu is a physician with expertise in emergency health and global health sciences. She trained in clinical research at UCSF, and applies methods of epidemiology to develop, implement, and evaluate new technologies, tools and interventions to improve obstetric outcomes, maternal health and neonatal health. Dr. Amsalu has a track record of leading health responses to disease outbreaks, acute and protracted conflicts, and natural disasters in Asia, Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. Read more.
Michael F. Shea, LICSW is a psychotherapist and consultant in Washington, DC with over 25 years’ experience. He utilizes a holistic approach to health care integrating Social Work, Mind-Body Medicine, and spirituality assisting clients who seek to increase self-awareness. Read more.
During her more than 30 years of public health work, Dr. McGinn has focused on using sound data collection and analysis to improve the scope and quality of reproductive health services globally, in order for women and men to make choices about their sexual and reproductive lives. Dr. McGinn has focused most intently in Africa but also has experience in Asia, Middle East, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Since the mid-1990s, her work included a substantive focus on the reproductive health of populations affected by wars and natural disasters. Read more.