Magnus Benéus, M.D.

Dr. Benéus is a graduate of the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. He trained in Pediatrics at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm where he has also been a member of the Pediatric HIV Team. He worked for two years in a rural district hospital in South Africa. During the course of his specialist training he also worked in Kenya.

Dr. Benéus has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric Global Health Corps in Mbabane, Swaziland beginning in August 2012.


Shelli Bein, M.D.

Dr. Bein is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Medical School for International Health. She trained in Pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. Prior to joining the Pediatric Global Health Corps, she worked as a community pediatrician at La Clinica de la Raza in Oakland, California.  Dr. Bein has a long-standing interest in international health.  During the course of her training, she completed medical clerkships in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Iquitos, Peru.

Dr. Bein has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Mwanza, Tanzania beginning in July, 2012.


Yvonne Butler, M.D.

Dr. Butler is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She trained in obstetrics and gynecology at Henry Ford Health System, in Detroit, MI, where she served as chief resident. Prior to joining the Global Health Corps, she trained as a University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill fellow in International Women’s Health and Clinical Epidemiology based at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia. Dr. Butler was the recipient of the 2011 Hippocrates Award given to a resident who “best practices the art of medicine.” Her hobbies include extreme sports, running, reading, travelling and more recently Zumba in Zambia.

Dr. Butler has accepted an assignment with the Texas Children’s Global Health Corp in Monrovia, Liberia.


Christine Casas, M.D.

Dr. Casas is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she studied biology and writing, and the Baylor College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree and completed residency in pediatrics.  She first became interested in working abroad after participating in Baylor’s international health track and completing an elective in rural Honduras.

Dr. Casas has accepted a position with the Global Health Corps in Angola beginning July 2012.


Melissa del Castillo, M.D.

Dr. Del Castillo holds degrees from Texas A&M University (BS) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (MD).  She completed a combined residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.   Dr. Del Castillo has participated in Medical Mercy trips to Ethiopia, Kenya, Haiti, and Nicaragua, and is a native Spanish speaker.

Dr. del Castillo has accepted an assignment in Mbeya, Tanzania beginning July 2012.


Alicia Genisca, M.D.

Dr. Genisca completed her BA in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and her MD at Cornell.   She recently completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Dr. Genisca has spent time abroad in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, France, and in Botswana and Swaziland with BIPAI.  She is fluent in both Spanish and French.  Dr. Genisca is dedicated to serving low-income communities.

Dr. Genisca has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Gondar, Ethiopia beginning July 2012.


Rachel Golin, M.D.

Dr. Golin is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine.  She trained in pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas.  She holds a Master’s in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Public Health, having completed her Master’s thesis project on the topic of diabetes education for patients and healthcare professionals in the Gambia, West Africa. Throughout her medical education, she has had the opportunity to travel to China and multiple countries throughout Africa.

Dr. Golin served with the Texas Children’s Health Global Corps in Swaziland.


Shubhada Hooli, M.D.

Dr. Hooli is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Florida College of Medicine.  She completed her pediatrics training at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC within the Community Health Track.  Through leadership roles within the American Medical Association she has advocated on behalf of domestic and global health issues at the national level.  After residency she completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Global Health & Population at the Harvard School of Public Health.  Most recently Dr. Hooli was a Critical Care Hospitalist at Children's Hospital Boston.

Dr. Hooli served with the Texas Children's Global Health Corps in Malawi.


Susan Hrapcak, M.D.

Dr. Hrapcak is a graduate of the University of Chicago, and the Weill Cornell Medical College. She trained in pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  During her training, she has completed medical elective rotations in Moshi, Tanzania; Vienna, Austria; Vientiane, Laos; and Lilongwe, Malawi (with BIPAI).

Dr. Hrapcak has accepted an assignment with the Texas Children's Global Health Corps in Lilongwe, Malawi beginning in August 2012


Sarah Labuda, M.D.

Dr. Labuda is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine. She began her training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Prior to joining the Global Health Corps, Dr. Labuda worked as a general pediatrician at Acute Kids Urgent Care facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.  She has completed a medical elective rotation in Machame, Tanzania, and has volunteered in Bonito Oriental, Honduras; Trujillo, Honduras; and Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Dr. Labuda has accepted an assignment in the Global Health Corps in Angola beginning in July, 2012.


Ariadne Le, M.D.

Dr. Le graduated from Harvard University with an honors degree in Biochemical Sciences.  She went on to complete her MD at Wayne State University School of Medicine and her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Rochester, NY.  Since 2010, Dr. Le has been working both as an internist and pediatrician in Denver, CO.

Dr. Le has accepted a position with the Global Health Corps in Mwanza,Tanzania at Sekou Toure District Hospital beginning November 2012.


Kelli Lund, M.S., M.D.

Dr. Lund holds a BS, MS, and MD from the University of Utah.  She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Vermont, where she then worked as a Clinical Instructor.  Dr. Lund has spent time working with HIV-positive patients and is eager to apply her skills to the benefit of vulnerable populations.  Dr. Lund has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Cabinda, Angola beginning July 2012.


Anne Morrison, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Morrison holds a BA in Biology from Rice University and an MD from the Medical University of South Carolina, where she was a member of Junior Alpha Omega Alpha.  In addition, she holds an MPH in Global Health and Health Managament from the University of Texas School of Public Health.  Dr. Morrison recently completed her residency in General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Morrison has spent time in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya, and is proficient in French, Spanish, and Kiswahili.

Dr. Morrison has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Sengarema, Tanzania.


Neel Naik, M.D.

Dr. Naik graduated with honors from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and completed his MD at Baylor College of Medicine, where he enrolled in the International Health track.  He recently completed his residency in Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Naik has spent time abroad both in India, where he conducted a research project on ready-to-use therapeutic food, and in Swaziland, where he completed a rotation with BIPAI.

Dr. Naik has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Mwanza, Tanzania beginning July 2012.


Josephine Reece, M.D.

Dr. Reece is a graduate of West Virginia University and West Virginia University School of Medicine.  She trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.  She has completed medical elective rotations in Kitwe, Zambia; Kampala, Uganada at Mulago Hospital and in Ocote Paulino, Honduras. She also spent a month during her final year of residency with BIPAI in Gaborone, Botswana.

Dr. Reece has accepted an assignment with the Texas Children’s Global Health Corps in Liberia.


Peter Rowinsky, M.D.

Dr. Rowinsky graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Anthropology and a certificate in German. After working as a Spanish medical interpreter at Boston Children's Hospital, he attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He then completed pediatrics residency at the University of Washington, and has worked for the last 2 years as a pediatric hospitalist, urgent care physician, and clinical effectiveness consultant at Group Health

Cooperative and Seattle Children's Hospital, where he was also a clinical instructor. He has worked internationally in Botswana, South Africa, Belize, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, and Germany.

Dr. Rowinsky has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Gaborone, Botswana beginning July 2012.


Johanna Rubin, M.D.

Dr. Rubin is a graduate of the Karolinska Institute Medical School, Stockholm Sweden. She trained in pediatrics at the Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge where, after residency, she stayed on for work and to finish her PhD in pediatric hematology/stem cell transplantation. In Stockholm she is a member of the pediatric HIV-team at the Karolinska University Hospital. She has experience from work in the Democratic Republic of Congo and from visiting the Swaziland BIPAI Clinic during her residency in 2006.

Dr. Rubin has accepted an assignment in the Global Health Corps in Mbabane, Swaziland beginning in July, 2012.


Katie Simon, M.D.

Dr. Simon is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.  She studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she participated in the global health track. During the course of her training, Dr. Simon has worked in Gabon, Rwanda, and Kenya. Prior to joining the Pediatric AIDS Corps, she worked as an urgent care physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and Group Health.

Dr. Simon has accepted an assignment with the Texas Children’s Global Health Corps in Malawi.


Liz Triche, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Triche trained in Pediatrics  at the University of California, San Francisco and studied medicine at Cornell University. She also obtained a Master of International Public Health from the University of Sydney in Australia. She was a Peace Corps Health Volunteer in a rural Honduran village for two years prior to her medical training and has done medical elective rotations in Moshi, Tanzania; Mbabane, Swaziland; Santiago, Guatemala, and Paris, France.

Dr. Triche has accepted an assignment in the Global Health Corps in Gonder, Ethiopia beginning in July 2012.


Henry Welch, M.D.

Dr. Welch holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (BS) and the Ben-Gurion/Columbia University Medical School for International Health (MD).  He completed his internship and combined residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at the Tulane University School of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident.  From 2009-2011 he was the David N. Pincus Global Health Africa Fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. During his fellowship, Dr. Welch split his time between Botswana and Philadelphia.  Since 2011, Dr. Welch has worked as a Clinical Associate in Pediatrics at CHOP and as an Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Temple University Hospital.

Dr. Welch has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Gondar, Ethiopia beginning January 2013.


Emily White, M.D.

Dr. White is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (BA) and East Caroline University (MD).  She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Medical Center.  Dr. White has committed much of her time to volunteering with her local community and has spent time in Samoa, India, Uganda, and South Africa.

Dr. White has accepted an assignment in Mbeya, Tanzania beginning July 2012.


Leslie White, M.D.

Dr. White holds degrees from the University of Virginia (BA) and the Ben-Gurion/Columbia Medical School for International Health (MD).  She recently completed her residency in Pediatrics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to her time in Israel, Dr. White has spent time in Haiti, Tanzania, Jordan, and Ethiopia, and speaks Arabic, Hebrew, French, and Swahili.

Dr. White has accepted an assignment with the Global Health Corps in Cabinda, Angola beginning July 2012.


Marcia Wong, M.D., M.P.H

Dr. Marcia Wong is a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. She trained in a combined  internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in  New York, NY. During residency she also completed her Masters of  Public Health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and spent time in  Cameroon doing clinical work and research.

Dr. Wong has accepted an assignment in the Global Health Corps in Maseru, Lesotho beginning in July 2012.