Our Team - Doctors of the World

Our Team

Who We Are

Our work would not be possible without the support of our motivated leadership team

Meet Our Board

Ron Waldman
Board President

A physician specializing in child health in developing countries, Dr. Ronald Waldman began his career with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Smallpox Eradication Program in Bangladesh. Read more.

Glenn Fennelly, MD, MPH
Board Vice President

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 Crawford
Treasurer

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.

Anne-Sophie Jaume
Board Secretary

A multi-faceted attorney with extensive experience in the international legal environment as well as the humanitarian sector, Mrs. Jaume is qualified as an attorney in France, the UK and the US. Read more.

Ribka Amsalu, MD, MSc

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.

Margaret Timberlake Larson

Margaret is an Emergency Management consultant in the Los Angeles Office of Ernst & Young LLP, bringing with her nearly 20 years of emergency management experience with federal and state governments, and with the non-profit and private sectors. Read more.

Pauline Lévêque

Pauline is a French journalist, author and illustrator. For many years, she wrote about the film and entertainment industries for publications including Le Journal du Dimanche and Paris Match, where she was a contributor for 10 years. Read more.

Alain Benzaken

Alain Benzaken has led technology teams for some of the most successful Internet companies in the world. Alain was VP Technology at Priceline.com, having joined the company pre-IPO when it was just starting up. Read more.

Therese McGinn, PhD

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.

Kimberly Gamble-Payne

Kimberly Gamble-Payne is a professorial lecturer in the Department of Global Health in George Washington University and in the International Relations Program of the City College of New York.  She  also teaches in Columbia University’s United Nations Studies certificate program. Read more.

Fraser Mooney
Executive Director

Fraser Mooney is an expert in organizational management and development, with a multi-faceted career in the advancement of global health, human rights, cultural and social justice causes. Read more.

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