Global Health Summit Speakers

Formerly the Family Medicine Global Health Workshop

AAFP Global Health Summit Speakers



Andrew Bazemore

Session: From Alma Ata to Astana to…?: Measuring, Investing in & Evaluating the Road to High Performing Global Primary Health Care

Dr. Bazemore is a practicing family physician and Director of the Robert Graham Center, which he joined in 2005. He oversees and participates in the Center's research, with a particular interest in access to care for underserved populations, health workforce & training, and spatial analysis. Dr. Bazemore has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, while leading the Center's emphasis on developing tools that empower primary care providers, leaders, and policymakers. This is exemplified in his efforts to create and grow geospatial tools that foster access, visualization, and effective of use data to inform planning and policy.

Prior to joining the Center, he was a member of the Faculty for the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Family Medicine, where he completed his residency training and fellowship, and where he remains an Associate Professor. Dr. Bazemore also serves on the faculties of the Departments of Family Medicine at Georgetown University and VCU, and in the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University School of Public Health. He practices weekly and teaches students and residents at VCU-Fairfax Family Medicine Residency program.

Dr. Bazemore received his BA degree from Davidson College, his MD from the University of North Carolina, and his MPH from Harvard University. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine(NAM), and appointed member of the federal Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME).


Roopa Dhatt

CO-FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WOMEN IN GLOBAL HEALTH

Session: Greater Equity in Global Health Leadership, Gender, and Beyond

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September 12-15, 2018
Jacksonville, FL


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Interprofessional Activities
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Dr. Dhatt is a physician by training and a patient advocate by principle, striving for greater health and well-being for all people through working in global health, with the goal of achieving health and wellbeing for all people, such that everyone regardless of their origin, gender, socioeconomic, political and cultural background can achieve their maximum potential.

Dr. Dhatt earned a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in Cell Biology and African and African American Studies from University of California, Davis; a Master's degree in Public Affairs with a Human Security concentration from Sciences Po, Paris, France; and an M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine. She is currently a third-year post-graduate resident in training in the International Health Track within the Case Western Reserve University, Department of Internal Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Dhatt has extensive leadership experience; she served as the President and Vice President of the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations, which is the largest student organization in the world. She also led world-wide campaigns on global health issues, including but not limited to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda, Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health, and Health in all Policies, with a focus on bringing the medical student voice from local action to the global platform within the World Health Organization, United Nations and many global stakeholders. She is also the founder of the New Voices in Global Health-the first multi-disciplinary pre-world health assembly for youth #yWHA, which continues to be an active program. 


Cynthia Haq

Session: Alma Ata to the 21st Century: The Principles of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine

Dr. Haq is Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. Her career is focused on health equity and preparing health professionals to serve disadvantaged patients and communities.

Dr. Haq has launched programs in Pakistan, Uganda, and Ethiopia, with the World Health Organization, and with governmental and non-governmental organizations. She was the founding director of the University of Wisconsin, Center for Global Health. She led the Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health (TRIUMPH) in Milwaukee, WI to prepare medical students to become community-engaged physician leaders. \ She has provided full-scope family medicine services for patients and communities for more than 30 years. She is now leading programs in southern California.


Chuck Dietzen, MD 

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, iSalus Healthcare 
President & Founder, Timmy Global Health 

Session: Compassion, Computers, and Community

A pediatric rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Chuck has traveled the world helping the medically underserved. His work alongside Mother Teresa gave him the vision to found Timmy Global Health and encourage future healers to also be future humanitarians. His inspiration to do good and help us all find the healing power within comes from the pint-sized prophets he has worked with throughout the years.  

In 2015, Dr. Chuck was the recipient of the highest honor a Governor of the State of Indiana can give; the Sagamore of the Wabash for his contributions to healthcare both nationally and globally. 

Dr. Chuck is Chief of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Director for Inpatient Rehabilitation at Riley Hospital for Children and Medical Director of Easter Seals Crossroads Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Chuck is a  distinguished alum from the Indiana University School of Medicine.  

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Alexander Ivanov
AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives
(913) 906-6000 ext. 5123

Ashley Poole
Interprofessional Activities
(913) 906-6000 ext. 3140