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Dr. Selim Rashed is an associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Montreal and adjunct professor at McGill University at the McLean Center for Tropical Diseases. He teaches  and publishes about tropical medicine.

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Dr. Robert Harris is the Professor of Radiology and the Director of Ultrasound at  the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

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Dr. Marshall Fleurant is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. He received his Masters in Public Health from Harvard University School of Public Health and completed a General Medicine Fellowship focusing on health care quality. He is a clinician educator with a special interest in quality of outpatient care and disparities of care.

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Dr. Ben-Artzi joined the faculty at UCLA after completing his rheumatology fellowship and an additional year of basic science research at NYU. His research interests include rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. His clinical interests include inflammatory myositis, lupus, and vasculitis. Dr. Ben-Artzi is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Dr. Ben-Artzi has been visited  and worked in Haiti a number of times.

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Dr. Martin Sedlacek is a nephrologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He graduated from Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, did his residency at the Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Nephrology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. His specialties include acute renal failure, critical care nephrology, dialysis and hypertension.

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Dr. David Morris is an Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University affiliated with both the Departments of Medicine and the Department of Gynecology. Dr. Morris is an endocrinologist with a special interest in Reproductive Endocrinology and the long-term clinical consequences of Insulin Resistance. Dr. Morris was trained in the UK and has practiced in Canada since1987. He is serving as the President of the Quebec Endocrine Association, worked in drug rehabilitation, and has worked in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake first with the Israeli Mission to Haiti and subsequently with the University of Miami mission in Port-au-Prince.

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Dr. Joseph Schwartz who is an associated Professor of Medicine at the Columbia/New York  Presbyterian University Hospital is an expert in Hematopathology, transfusion and blood bank. He completed his medical studies at the Technion Institute of Technology.

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Dr. David Axelrod attended Harvard College prior to completing an MD and MBA at Duke University.  He trained in general surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Michigan, health services research and economic analysis in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, and in multi-organ transplantation at Northwestern University.  Dr. Axelrod is an Associate Professor and Section Chief of Solid Organ Transplantation at Dartmouth and is also an attending transplant surgeon on the liver transplant service at Massachusetts General Hospital..  Dr. Axelrod’s research interests include surgical outcomes analysis including economic evaluation, Markov modeling, and statistical process control techniques and the author of numerous journal articles including in JAMA and New England Journal of Medicine.  Dr. Axelrod is also a partner in Xynthisis, LLC.  Xynthisis is a consulting firm which provides transplant outcome and economic analysis

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Dr. Rebecca Goett is a practicing emergency medicine physician and current palliative care fellow at Rhode Island and Miriam hospital, part of Brown Alpert medical school. Rebecca Goett graduated from University of Notre Dame with bachelors degree in science with interest in mathematics. She went on to medical school at University of Texas at Southwestern on Dallas, Texas where she practiced international palliative care in Bangalore, India.  She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at St. Luke’s- Roosevelt hospital, part Mount Sinai in New York City where she did research on medical education and barriers found at patient’s end of life.  At Brown she has continued to be involved in research in palliative care and is part of the teaching initiative at Brown addressing goals of care/ palliative care. Dr. Goett spent some time when she was involved in clinical work in Haiti.

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Dr. Galit Sacajiu received a Medical Degree from NYU where she also completed her Internal Medicine residency. She then continued with a training in Preventive Medicine when she also received a master in Public Health from Columbia University. Dr. Sacajiu then held an academic position at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center (AECOM). As an Associate Professor her responsibilities span Medical education, clinical care and social epidemiological research. Although she is still an adjunct at AECOM since 2010, she has devoted her time to medical education in Haiti through her work with HME and recently she was appointed Medical Director at ARC of Rockland.

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