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...
Public Health Epidemiology Researcher
Dr. Nonsikelelo Mathe is a public health epidemiology researcher, whose research focuses on understanding the relationships between lifestyle and risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes. She has worked with different populations globally, including adults in the UK, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Kenya, Indigenous Canadians and women who previously had gestational diabetes in pregnancy, to identify barriers and opportunities for intervention development for improved health outcomes...
Public Health Physician
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...
Brandi Payton, MSHCA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. She is also of Cheyenne, Arapaho and Hopi descent. She serves as the Clinic Administrator of the Cherokee Nation Cooweescoowee Health Center (CHC) which she helped open in 2015. Before this new facility, American Indian people in this area were commuting over an hour to seek some medical services...
Physician & Health Policy Advocate
Dr. Ifeanyi M. Nsofor is a public health physician and global health thought leader. He is a leading voice on COVID-19, decolonization of global health, global health equity, global health security, universal health coverage, digital health and health research. Ifeanyi is a graduate of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Nnamdi Azikiwe University School of Medicine...
Dr. Sara Selig is an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School. She has spent more than two decades advancing health equity in the US and globally including working with the Ministries of Health in Zimbabwe, Egypt and Kenya...