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Fellows with Interest or Expertise in: Immigrant and Refugee Health

Laila Zulema García Ulloa

Pediatrician
Chiapas, Mexico

Mexico

Laila Zulema García Ulloa is working as a pediatrician in rural Chiapas with Partners in Health Mexico. Since she first arrived in 2015, she was convinced that this was the kind of work she wanted for her life. She was born in a big city in the north of Mexico and since she was a child, being the daughter of a mother and father who were doctors, she realized that some people did not have the same access to health services or the same quality of care...

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Felicia Mburu

Disability Rights Activist
Nairobi

Kenya

Felicia Mburu holds a masters in international human rights law from American University, Washington College of Law. Felicia is interested in pursuing the rights of persons with disabilities to live and be included in the community on an equal basis with others. In the past, Felicia has worked with various civil societies in Kenya, Latvia, Hungary, the United States and across Africa on intersectional matters of gender and disability justice...

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Christy Adeola Braham

Researcher & Activist
Brussels

Belgium

Christy Adeola Braham is a researcher and activist working at the intersection of health, labor and migration. She serves as workers' health coordinator at Women in Informal Employment - Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), a global research-policy-action network dedicated to improving working conditions for the working poor within the informal economy...

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Rana Al-Qawsmi

Nutritionist and Public Health Specialist
Jerusalem

Palestine

Rana al Qawasmi is a Palestinian nutritionist, public health specialist, and Hubert Humphrey alumna for Public Health Policies and Management. She works as a health systems strengthening consultant for the Stability, Services and Reform Program by DFID. In her role Rana works on strengthening and developing healthcare status and services for Palestinians through policies, despite political and social barriers...

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Gloria Annette Aguirre

Artist & Community Advocate
San Francisco, California

United States

Gloria Aguirre is an artist and community advocate in San Francisco, serving as program manager for community outreach at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Advocating for long term investments to improve health literacy and access to care in often marginalized communities, she believes that humanity’s most powerful tools for change are curiosity and creativity...

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­­­Pratiksha Dhungana

Dental Surgeon
Lalitpur

Nepal

Dr. Pratiksha Dhungana is a dental surgeon with Nyaya Health Nepal, a non-profit organization based in Nepal. In her current role, she ensures that vulnerable populations in rural Nepal receive dignified and evidence-based care. She is raising awareness and delivering evidence-based integrated oral, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and nutritional interventions in rural Nepal, working with community health workers...

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Sara Lavinia Brair

Public Health Physician
White Nile State

Sudan

Dr. Sara Lavinia Brair is a medical doctor from Sudan. She works at the Ministry of Health as a public health physician and is the Director General for the White Nile State, where she is working to reform the healthcare system. She focuses on strengthening primary health care through addressing social inequalities that affect access to health care in rural areas and refugee camps...

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Bram Wispelwey

Public Health Physician
Boston, Massachusetts

United States

Dr. Bram Wispelwey is an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and Senior Technical Lead at Partners In Health United States. Bram is Co-founder and Chief Strategist of Health for Palestine, a community organizing initiative in Palestinian refugee camps that seeks to maximize wellness and address health barriers via social accompaniment and creative integration with existing facilities...

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­­­Peter Gan Kim Soon

Public Health Physician
Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Peter Gan is a multidisciplinary public health physician and an amateur humanitarian. He works at the nexus between providing primary care and developing and advocating evidence-based health policy and research. Additionally, he aspires to use public health to disrupt the system in a responsible way to achieve Sustainable Development Goals through health for all...

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Bertrand Moses

Psychotherapist and Counselor
Port of Spain

Trinidad and Tobago

Bertrand Moses is the National Coordinator of Child Affairs in the Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago. In this role, he implements national child protection, development and wellbeing initiatives through programs, strategies and policies such as coordinating the development of the first National Child Policy in the Eastern Caribbean...

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