Our Team

Yolanda Ogbolu, Ph.D., CRNP, FNAP, FAAN

Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, NNP, FNAP, FAAN

Principal Investigator (Global Learning for Health Equity Network)

Bill and Joanne Conway Dean, Professor
University of Maryland, School of Nursing

Yolanda Ogbolu bio

Sonya Shin

Sonya Shin, MD, MPH

Associate Physician (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
Associate Professor of Medicine (Harvard Medical School)

Founding Director of community-based organization focused on Native health equity, with a career in global health across diverse communities ranging from Siberia to Peru to Navajo Nation.

Sonya Shin bio

Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM

Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM

Co-Investigator, Global Learning for Health Equity Network

Associate Professor, Global Health Innovation, University of Maryland Graduate School
Assistant Vice President for Global Engagement
Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement

Virginia Rowthorn bio

Ruth Dudding, CHES, CHW

Ruth Dudding, CHES, CHW

Director of Community Health and Engagement Athens City-County Health Department

Supporting dialogue across countries internationally and raising approaches that can be adapted locally in the US.

Ruth Dudding bio

Rev. Alexander Plum, MPH, CHES

Rev. Alexander Plum, MPH, CHES

Director, Clinical & Social Health Integration, Population Health Management Department, System Support Services, Henry Ford Health

Envisioning a world where underserved populations in cities like Delhi, Dhaka, and Detroit are able to connect with one another to share, inspire, innovate, and revolutionize healthcare delivery.

Alexander Plum bio

Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MS

Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine (Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center)

Research aims to address health disparities in communities both in the Bronx and abroad.

Kevin P. Fiori bio