Fellows

Current Fellows

2018 – 2020

Edwin Palmer, MD
Second Year Fellow, Field Site: Laos

Dr. Palmer attended medical school at Ross University and joined the residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. At his field site, which is Laos Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang, Laos, he is working to assist with the residency training of the pediatric doctors.

Dr. Palmer is pursuing an MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Leah Ratner, MD
Second Year Fellow. Field site: Ghana

Dr. Ratner obtained her medical degree in 2014 at Saint George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. She did her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Georgetown University Hospital from 2014-2018.

Dr. Ratner has worked previously in Ghana on improving the care of children and adolescents with chronic illnesses. During her field time she is building on this work in Ghana.

2019 – 2021

Elian Levkowitz, DO
First Year Fellow, Field Site: Laos

Dr. Levkowitz obtained his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and completed his residency at the LSU Health Science Center.

Dr. Levkowitz’s field site will be Laos Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang, Laos.

Dr. Levkowitz plans to pursue an MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Himali Bhatt, MD
First Year Fellow, Field Site: Rwanda

Dr. Bhatt received her medical degree from the University of Arizona. She completed her residency at Phoenix Children’s and Maricopa Medical Center.

Dr. Bhatt plans to pursue an MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Georgia Christakis, MD
First Year Fellow, Field Sites: Liberia and Ghana

Dr. Christakis received her medical degree from Florida State University. She completed her residency at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at New York Medical College.

Dr. Christakis plans to pursue an MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Alumni

  • Ophelia Adipa, MD
  • Jessica Bradford, MD
  • Chris Carpenter, MD, MPH
  • Virginie Clavel, MD
  • Meghan Craven, MD
  • Sara Gonzalez, DO
  • Sindu Govindapillai, MD, MPH
  • Leanna May, DO, MPH
  • Molly Moore, MD
  • Unami Mulale, MD
  • Neeru Narla, MD, MPH
  • Sajitha Perera, MD
  • Chiquita Palha de Sousa
  • Brittany Potts, MD
  • Bianca Quinones, MD
  • Xinshu She, MD
  • Shela Sridhar, MD
  • Theresa Strong, MD
  • Jill Veselik, MD
  • Vanessa Wolfman, MD