Secretariat and GW Team

SAMSS is led by Fitzhugh Mullan, MD and Seble Frehywot, MD, MHSA of the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University. The GW-based team serves as the Secretariat to the project and works in consultation with an Advisory Committee co-chaired by Dr. Francis Omaswa, Executive Director of the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST) and former Executive Director of the World Health Organization Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA).

  • Professor Huda Ayas (Executive Director, Office of International Medical Programs, GW)

  • Professor Candice Chen (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor Jordan Cohen (President Emeritus, American Association of Medical Colleges, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, GW)

  • Ms. Soeurette Cyprien (Research Associate, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor Seble Frehywot (Co-PI SAMSS Project, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Health Policy & Department of Global Health, GW)

  • Professor Ryan Greysen (Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor Tenange Haile-Mariam (Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, GW)

  • Professor Ellie Hamburger (Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center, GW)

  • Ms. Laura Jolley (Research Associate, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor Gilbert Kombe (HIV/AIDS Technical Team Leader, Health Systems 20/20, Abt Associates Inc, Adjunct Professor of Global Health, GW)

  • Professor Fitzhugh Mullan (Co-Chair SAMSS Advisory Committee, Principal Investigator SAMSS Project, Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor André-Jacques Neusy (Executive Director and co-founder of THEnet [Teaching for Health Equity Network]), Clinical Associate Professor, New York University Medical Center)

  • Ms. Heather Ross (Research Associate, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Mr. Travis Wassermann (Senior Research Assistant, Department of Health Policy, GW)

  • Professor Mike Whitcomb (Vice President for Medical Education Emeritus, American Association of Medical Colleges)

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