Sharing expertise. Building great relationships

Leadership Team

DIDI EMOKPARE, MD, CCFP
FOUNDER, CEO
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Dr. Didi Emokpare is a Board Certified Family Physician currently practicing as a Family and Addictions medicine Physician in Regina, Canada. He is the founder and current Chief Executive Officer for Outpost Healthcare.

He has over 25 years of clinical experience in a variety of countries including Nigeria, Trinidad & Tobago, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, Jamaica, the US and Canada.

His areas of clinical interest and expertise include Addictions medicine, Indigenous, Public and Digital Health. He has published research papers related to Hepatitis C Virus management in Canadian First Nations peoples and the education of physicians in HCV management in association with the Canadian Liver Foundation.

Didi attended medical school in Nigeria at the University of Benin, and went through internships at Military Hospital Lagos and the Port of Spain General Hospital in Trinidad. He then completed a post-graduate program in Family practice and community health at Mt. Sinai Family Practice Residency, Chicago USA.

He is a former member of the academic Faculty of St George’s University, Grenada, and a former attending Physician with US Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana, US. He remains actively involved in Medical education of post-graduate students from Canadian nursing, medical, social work and affiliated programs.

A passion for technology and public service led him to serve as the Chief Medical Information Officer of eHealth Saskatchewan, Canada. He served on the board of the Regina Autism resource center, and still serves as a volunteer for several nonprofit organizations in North America and Nigeria.

JUDE EMOKPARE, MD, FAAFP
CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF OF GLOBAL HEALTH
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Dr. Jude Emokpare is a Board Certified Family Physician currently practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. He is a Co-Founder of Outpost Healthcare and currently serves as the Chief of Global Health. Dr. Jude has an undergraduate degree in Microbiology from The University of Benin, Nigeria. He attended medical school at Saba University, School of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate residency training in Family Medicine at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Georgia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

He is an associate Professor with a Georgia-based Medical School where he provides education to senior medical students in the hospital setting. He has worked in a variety of clinical settings including rural clinics, emergency rooms, and in-patient critical care and oncology units. Dr. Jude has also served as a medical director of a Georgia-based Regional Health organization, providing leadership, medical expertise and administrative oversight for a large multi-disciplinary acute care facility.

Having travelled extensively and with a strong background in Public Health, he has led the development of Outpost Healthcare’s global vision and expansion into virtual medical education with partners in the European Union, Africa, South America and Asia. He serves as a volunteer for several Not-For-Profit Organizations (NGOs) in North America, Africa and the Caribbean.

TENILLE KORCHINSKI
VP OF OPERATIONS
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As Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations for Outpost Healthcare, Tenille Korchinski possesses extensive experience in management, sales, and business development, most recently working for a major Saskatchewan crown utility corporation. Tenille also has had successful stints at entrepreneurship having founded, operated and sold an independent Saskatchewan-based retail community pharmacy. 

She oversaw the inception, initial corporate setup and expansion of Outpost Healthcare, co-ordinating growth and strategy with several international partners and non-profit stakeholders.

At Outpost Healthcare, Tenille currently oversees several business units, including application design, Business development, logistics management, and human resources.

When she is not juggling her responsibilities at Outpost Healthcare, Tenille is engaged with her work as a law student in the United Kingdom. She passionately volunteers with several causes within her community, including supporting resources for homelessness, community food banks, and mentoring young businesswomen. 


SHARAN EMOKPARE, MD
CHIEF OF RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
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Dr. Sharan Emokpare is a United States Board Certified Family Physician. She is a Co-founder and Chief of Research and Education for Outpost Healthcare. She oversees all educational content, clinical research, and coordination of healthcare provider education for the organization and it’s stakeholder partners. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at The University of British Columbia, Canada and attended medical school at Saba University, School of Medicine. She completed her Residency training in Family Medicine in Columbus, Georgia. 

She previously served as an Associate Director for a US Medical Post Graduate Residency training program and is passionate about providing medical education and training to the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers.  

She currently practices in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. She works with Medical Residents and students providing care for hospitalized patients and is an associate professor with several Georgia based Medical Schools, serving on multiple hospital and education committees. 

She is fluent in English and Punjabi. She supports several international charitable and social causes. 


FELIX EGBASE, RPh
VP GLOBAL THERAPEUTICS
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Felix Egbase is a Registered Clinical Pharmacist who currently serves as Vice President of Global Therapeutics for Outpost Healthcare. He previously served as the former Director of Pharmacy at Havasu Regional Medical Center in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and the Nathan Adelson Hospice Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. He possesses an extensive clinical background in pharmaceutical distribution and management. He has also managed several healthcare initiatives including the Antibiotic Stewardship Program of Havasu Regional Medical Center leading to best practice in antibiotic therapy and cost management. He also revamped and streamlined the heparin dosing protocol for Havasu Regional Medical Center pushing through an initiative that substantially reduced medication errors. 

Furthermore, he successfully anchored the medication update classes for the cardiac rehabilitation program for Havasu Regional Medical Center. Felix is very passionate about seeking areas of improvement in clinical pharmacy. One particular area of focus is on medication safety and enhanced delivery.  He serves on several Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. 

He was awarded the Lifepoint Hospital Best Product Dashboard Performer Award and has volunteered extensively with Lake Havasu City, by hosting speaking engagements on drug information to health support groups within the local community. 


JOHN HYSHKA
VP CORPORATE AFFAIRS
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John Hyshka is the Vice President of Corporate affairs and Strategy for Outpost healthcare. John has been a CFO in the life science industry for over 20 years. John grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2016, John started Hyshka + Associates to help companies develop strategic plans, governance structures, raise capital, and undergo corporate development and licensing. He has raised over $75 million dollars in Canada for different SME’s in the agriculture, medical device and therapeutics industries and also closed a number of licensing deals valued at over $30 million dollars in just upfront payments.

His clients have included food processors, natural product companies, biotechnology, medical device and technology platform companies and manufacturers.

John spent 10 years in economic development running the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority for over 7 years, and also worked in the economic development branch of the government of Saskatchewan.

He has sat on a number of boards, including The Business Development Bank of Canada, The  Saskatchewan Government Growth Fund, Saskatchewan Nutraceutical Network, Economic Developers Association of Canada, Biotec Canada’s Emerging Company sub committee and Chaired AgWest Bio for a number of years. 

He is the current Chair of the Huskie Football Foundation, Chair of HCC Group - a private company in the mining industry and is a board director of the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Program. 


DARREN PETIT
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
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Darren Petit has over 27 years of Enterprise Application Architecture experience in multiple fields from Healthcare, Oil and Gas and the private retail sector. His passion for application architecture and software design shines through in every aspect of his career. Darren’s architecture provides the foundation for Outpost’s Platform. As an active coder within the platform, he still contributes to the entire solution. 

As a physical outlet for challenges and problem solving, Darren and his family are active members in the local motocross community.  He prides himself on his mechanical and maintenance skills required to safely ride and race dirt bikes throughout the short summer season. 


Advisory Board

AJOVI SCOTT-EMUAKPOR, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Scott-Emuakpor is a Board Certified Hematologist and Pediatric oncologist. He graduated with his Medical Degree from Michigan State University. Following his graduation, he completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Michigan State University. Dr. Scott-Emuakpor holds an additional Doctor of Philosophy Degree. He is a highly trained and qualified hematologist and oncologist with extensive expertise in all facets of his work. For his hard work and dedication, Dr. Scott-Emuakpor is a recipient of the Lifetime Excellence in Teaching Award at Michigan State University College of Medicine. 

Dr. Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor has been in practice for more than 40 years and is currently working within Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He is also affiliated with the Marquette General Hospital through the services that Michigan State University provides to the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan. Dr. Scott-Emuakpor is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He has received numerous awards and recognition globally. 

Dr. Scott-Emuakpor has mentored scores of Physicians over his storied medical career. He enjoys teaching and still conducts several yearly medical missions to West Africa. He is very active with the Nigerian medical community and is a strong advocate for the advancement in medical education and clinical practice in that region.


JOHN BUCHOLTZ, DO
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. John Bucholtz graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982 and completed a Family Practice residency at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia. While on active duty he was a flight surgeon and Family Medicine residency faculty. He retired from the Army Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years of active and reserve time.  While at Fort Benning, he completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr Bucholtz is board certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice. Dr Bucholtz has served as chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Commission on Education and served as chair of the Task Force on residency education for the first Future of Family Medicine project. Dr. Bucholtz also served many years as one of Georgia’s two delegates to the AAFP Congress of Delegates. He has been elected to the Board of Directors and served as President of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD). He has served a five-year term on the American Board of Family Medicine where he was a member of the executive committee and treasurer. He also served a six-year term as a member of the Family Medicine Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) responsible for accreditation standards for the country’s 600 residency programs. He is Director of Medical Education for Piedmont Columbus Regional Health and has been the Family Medicine residency director for its family medicine program since 1993. He holds clinical faculty appointments at numerous medical schools - Mercer University, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia campus. 


VIBHUTI A. ANSAR, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Vibhuti Ansar is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. After completing Residency training in Family Medicine, she went ahead to complete a fellowship in NIPDD I and II at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Dr. Ansar currently serves as the Associate Director of a Family Medicine Residency training program. Prior to that, she served as the Program Director for a Transitional Year Residency training program. 

Dr. Ansar is very passionate about medical education and she serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor with several medical institutions in Georgia.  During her Medical Residency, she served as the Chief Resident at her training program where she helped develop and implement a novel morning report series for Medical Residents. She serves on multiple hospital committees for advancement of Residency issues. 

She has also participated in extensive clinical research especially in the area of Diabetes care where she successfully piloted a Diabetic group management program. She also earned NCQA/ADA Diabetes Physician Recognition. She is also a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Association for Hospital Medical Education and the American Medical Association. She has received numerous awards including Physician of the Year in Clinical Teaching and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Award. She has numerous publications. 

In addition to English, Dr. Ansar is very fluent in several languages including Spanish, Gujarati, Hindi and Latin.


JOHN AISIEN
CEO, BLUE CEDAR
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John Aisien is the Co-Founder CEO of Blue Cedar. He brings a wealth of relevant experience as a successful software product and go-to-market executive, with stints running multiple functions in emerging, high-growth & in large enterprise software firms. Most recently, John was Chief Operating Officer at Mocana, responsible for its mobile business, which he led the spin out of, to found Blue Cedar. Prior to that, he ran Global Outbound Product Management for Oracle's Fusion Middleware business. He also ran product, marketing and business development for Thor, a leading pioneer in identity management, which was acquired by Oracle. 


NNENNA KALU MAKANJUOLA, PHARMD, MPH
PHARMACIST
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Nnenna Kalu Makanjuola, PharmD, MPH, is the founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of Radiant, a health magazine for women of African descent.  

Radiant has grown to become the leading health magazine for African women across the globe and is distributed globally in four continents at major retailers and newsstands. Nnenna started her studies in Pharmacy at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, prior to moving to the U.S. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from Texas Tech University and her Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.

Her lifelong commitment to improving health outcomes for Africans began with her work as a pharmacist. Wanting to make a larger impact, she transitioned to the public health sector starting as an intern at the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva where she helped to develop data for the WHO Global Infobase, a country-level database of non-communicable disease risk factors. Nnenna served as a Global Health Fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where she spent a year in Tanzania working to strengthen the laboratory system for HIV/AIDS diagnosis and treatment monitoring. She continued her public health work at CDC Atlanta and later as a consultant for the D.C. based Advocates for Youth before going on to launch Radiant Health Magazine.

Nnenna has been featured in various media outlets including Voice of America, How We Made it In Africa, She Leads Africa; as a panel speaker at the Wharton School of Business’ Africa Business Forum, and was named one of 41 Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs Putting the Country on the Global Business Map by Lionesses of Africa. 


DEVINDER SEKHON, CPA, CGA, MHA, CHE
ACCOUNTANT
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Devinder Sekhon is currently the Chief Financial and Administration Officer with a large not-profit charitable organization in British Columbia, Canada responsible for providing housing, health and social services to marginalized populations. Here he leads the strategic development, financial sustainability and growth, modern and secure technology infrastructure, operational effectiveness and sound governance at the PHS Community Services Society. In this role he has pioneered new services, put the organization’s finances on a sound footing, negotiated new and additional funding from several stakeholders, and driven many significant operational improvements.  

Prior to joining PHS, Mr. Sekhon held a variety of senior leadership and executive roles with the Canada Revenue Agency where he introduced regional succession planning, reduced court backlogs, improved relations with stakeholders, and maximize taxpayer use of electronic filing. Devinder is very passionate about social justice and quality of life causes. He has been active in the community and has served on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations and community agencies. Mr. Sekhon has long been involved in charitable and community service activities for which he was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and CRA award of Excellence in public service. A Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant, Certified Health Executive, Mr. Sekhon also holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of British Columbia, Canada. 

Devinder has also been involved in running a successful small business and providing public accounting, income tax and business consulting services.

In addition to English, he is also fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi. He enjoys traveling. 


KANENE DIEOBI, B.ENG
ENGINEER
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Kanene Dieobi is the MD/CEO of Terra Nova 7 Group where he is primarily responsible for the design, development and implementation of corporate strategy and operations. 

He holds a B.Eng in Civil Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds a M.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Westminster, London and PgD in  Environmental Pollution Control from the University of Central England, Birmingham. 

He has extensive experience in project delivery programmes for multinational companies. 

He was responsible for the delivery of key IT software for measurement of sustainability in the built environment, management of an In-house and Offshore software development team. 

He has extensive experience in the IT sector and was responsible for the audit of IT infrastructure and assets in use at LU head office in Canary Wharf, London during the transition from IT providers EDS to IT Net. He was directly responsible for auditing and documenting software applications related to Oracle databases and Document Management Systems. 

He serves as a program director on Awele Creative Trust, where his role primarily involves setting up ACT infrastructure and operational framework to enable the delivery of international literary arts workshops and residencies.

He is a keen musician and percussionist. He is married and enjoys spending time with his family, he loves to travel the globe and did we mention, he is an avid music lover and a professional DJ.


CARLOS R. WISE, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Carlos Wise is a Board Certified Family Physician in Georgia, U.S.A. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Talladega College and Master of Science degree in Genetics from Purdue University. He obtained his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

He was commissioned in The United States Army as a second Lieutenant while in medical school. After medical school, he came to Fort Benning, Georgia as an intern and went on to complete his Residency training there. 

He attended and completed the Flight Surgeons Course and earned a certification in Aviation Medicine. He worked in Camp Humphreys, Korea, as a Clinic Chief where he directed a large full service Family Medicine Clinic and a small village satellite. He then returned to Fort Benning, U.S.A., first to the flight line; and finally to the Family Medicine Clinic where he became part of the Residency Teaching staff. He is an Iraq War Veteran, leaving the Army at the rank of Major in 2004. A breast plate full of awards for work and service followed him, including the Bronze Star for his work in Iraq. He spent several years in private practice and eventually joined a US Medical Postgraduate Residency training programme where he served as an Associate Director for several years. He then went on to join the Veterans Administration Health Care team where he currently serves as a Chief Medical Officer for the Fort Benning and Columbus Veterans Affairs Clinics.

Dr. Wise loves gardening, reading and singing in his church choir. 


Technology Team

DARREN PETIT
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
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Darren Petit has over 27 years of Enterprise Application Architecture experience in multiple fields from Healthcare, Oil and Gas and the private retail sector. His passion for application architecture and software design shines through in every aspect of his career. Darren’s architecture provides the foundation for Outpost’s Platform. As an active coder within the platform, he still contributes to the entire solution. 

As a physical outlet for challenges and problem solving, Darren and his family are active members in the local motocross community.  He prides himself on his mechanical and maintenance skills required to safely ride and race dirt bikes throughout the short summer season.


PATRICK ULLRICH
SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
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Patrick is a Senior Software Developer with experience in software architecture, front and backend development, as well as gathering and developing business requirements. He has been successfully implementing solutions for clients for over seven years.

Patrick has made a move from consulting to building start ups in recent years with a focus on creating performant, beautiful to use, customer facing web application. He loves sharing his passion for ReactJS with the community by giving talks and sharing articles on his blog.

He has been working in various industries including Healthcare, Supply Chain, and Digital Identity. He served as the Vice Chair of the Outreach Expert Committee at the Digital Identity Authentication Council of Canada.

When he is not developing software applications, Patrick enjoys scuba diving and rowing. 



JAYSHREE PALADIYA
SENIOR MOBILE LEAD DEVELOPER
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Jayshree Paladiya is an IT Professional, who has her Masters Degree in Science Information Technology. She has over 5 years  of experience in delivering native and cross platforms with both Android & iOS Applications.


JOSEPH EVI-PARKER
REGIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
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Joseph Evi-Parker, is a certified Project Manager with a long career in the nonprofit world. He has served as Programme Director at a local NGO for over 5 years, organizing and managing projects that cut across capacity building, healthcare and economic development programmes, working with international organisations such as USAID and PEPFAR.

As the West African Regional Operations Manager for Outpost Healthcare, he has been part of innovative solutions targeting low income populations in the region. 

He is also a Digital Marketing consultant, with extensive client experience in web marketing, project management, corporate and nonprofit training. He has professional certifications in Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing and Content Marketing from Facebook, Google, Hootsuite and Hubspot.

When he is not working on projects, digital platforms and algorithms, Joseph loves to read business and leadership books and travel. He is passionate about Sub-Saharan Africa and constantly seeks innovative ways to drive change on the continent.


Academic Advisory Board

IFEOMA FURO RICKETTS, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Ifeoma Ricketts is a Dermatologist currently practicing in Nigeria. She is the Medical Director at the Nigerian Shipper’s Council in Lagos where she is responsible for all the administrative and medical needs of the division. Dr. Ricketts obtained her medical degree from the University of Jos, Nigeria and two postgraduate degrees in Clinical Dermatology from Cardiff University, Wales. 

Dr. Ricketts is also the Head of the Policy Thrust and Clinical Development Unit at the Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Nigeria. In this role, she coordinates training for medical professionals as well as all NGO activities for Rivers State at the Primary Healthcare level. In addition, she formulates policy and meets with board stakeholders representatives from entities including WHO, UNICEF and MSF. 

Previously, Dr. Ricketts was the Special Advisor to the Governor of Rivers State on Medical Waste Management, where she strategized the formulation, planning, organization and disposal of medical waste. 

Dr. Ricketts also has an active role in running bi-weekly HIV clinics for the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital in Port Harcourt, where she was promoted to Senior Medical Officer. Dr. Ricketts attends an array of international medical conferences and is an active member of several professional associations and bodies including the Nigerian Medical Association, Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria, Medical Women’s International Associations and Nigerian Association of Dermatologists. 


WASIK ASHRAF, DO
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Wasik Ashraf is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in the state of New York. After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in biology from the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York, Dr. Ashraf went on to receive his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then trained in Orthopedic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview, New York, and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Foundation in Columbus, Georgia. Before becoming a surgeon, Dr. Ashraf was a licensed emergency medical technician who worked as a volunteer and participated in community education programs.

Dr. Ashraf has a passion for sports medicine and research. He has provided team coverage for the Roslyn, Manhasset, and Hewlett, New York high school football teams, and during his Hughston Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hughston Foundation took care of team coverage for the Columbus Cottonmouth professional hockey team. Additionally, Dr. Ashraf presented his research at the 2015 Hughston Society meeting and has published a book chapter on capsular repair of posterolateral corner knee injuries. His specialties include arthroscopy and sports medicine, and he has a particular interest in cartilage restoration and joint preservation.

Dr. Ashraf is also a member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) as well as Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).


JAMES SIRLEAF, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. James Sirleaf is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician practicing in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. He completed his undergraduate work at Morehouse College and trained in emergency medicine at New York's Metropolitan Hospital, Meharry Medical College and Atlanta University. Dr. Sirleaf is currently the Medical Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Piedmont Midtown Medical Center. 

Prior to this, he served as the Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at Phoebe           Putney Memorial Hospital, Georgia. He is also very active in medical education and served as an assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, U.S.A. Dr. Sirleaf was also the Director of Physician Assistant Training in Emergency Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital, U.S.A. 

He was also the EMS Director at Southern Connecticut EMS Control where he was responsible for the coordination of EMS responses, setting protocols, evaluation and disciplining of Paramedics and EMTs. He is also a founding Member and Chairman of HEARTT (Health Education and Relief Through Teaching), an NGO that assists and helps to educate Health care workers in Liberia. 


ZAINAB ASHRAF-MOGUL, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf is a Board Certified Internist who specializes in cosmetic care for men and women. She practices in New York. Dr. Zainab graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University in New York and then continued her education at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. She continues to serve as an internist at Vassar Hospital.

She is also the owner and medical director of Hebe Medical Spa, New York. Dr. Zainab has always had a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. 

As a skilled physician, Dr. Zainab is well-versed in internal medicine and cosmetic care for the face, body, and skin. She is also certified in injectables and nonsurgical laser treatments, which enables her to perform these procedures safely and effectively while producing natural-looking results. In addition, she is highly trained in dermal treatments, such as microneedling, IPL, PRP for hair restoration, PRP as a filler, and IV nutrient therapy. 


JOY ADEGBILE MD, MPH, FAAFP
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Joy Adegbile is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in several states in the U.S.A. including Alabama, Florida and Georgia. She obtained her medical education from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Thereafter she went on to pursue Residency training in Family Medicine in Georgia, U.S.A. She then completed a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama. After this, she obtained an MPH in Healthcare Organization and Policy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, School of Public Health.

She is currently the Medical Director and owner of a Geriatric and Family Medicine Center in Georgia. She is also a staff physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Montgomery, Alabama. 

She previously served as an instructor at The Thompson Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was also an assistant Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama. She also served as an Associate Director in a Family Medicine Residency program in Georgia, U.S.A. Dr. Adegbile is very passionate about medical education and was also a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Family Practice, Mercer University School of Medicine and The Philadelphia College Of osteopathic Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

She was a Congress Delegate for the Georgia Association of Family Physicians. She has also served as Medical Director of numerous Health facilities in the South Eastern U.S.A. She has national recognition in the area of clinical medicine including, National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA) Recognition and Highest Level Recognition (Program Level 3) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). She is a Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians, member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Georgia State Medical Association, Georgia Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. She has numerous publications, co-authored books  and has participated in several Clinical Research Programs as Principal investigator. 

She also has a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. She has extensive experience in delivering cosmetic care with multiple certifications in aesthetic care. She is very active with Medical Missions. 


IVOR ORUKPE, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Ivor Orukpe is a Board Certified Family Physician with extensive clinical background practicing with the Saskatchewan Health authority in Canada. He obtained his medical education at The University of Benin, Nigeria. He subsequently completed his internship at the Federal Medical Center in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. 

He has clinical experience from his practice in Nigeria and now in Canada. Dr. Orukpe has a strong clinical interest in addiction medicine.  Dr. Orukpe loves spending time with his family. He also enjoys reading and participating in sporting activities.


NADINE REGIS, MD
PHYSICIAN
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Dr. Nadine Regis is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician currently practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. She pursued her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Manhattan College in New York City. There she thrived, graduating with high honors, and obtained recognition for published research in the area of Molecular Biology. Dr. Regis went on to attend Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her time in North Philadelphia cultivated her passion to serve low income and disenfranchised communities and solidified her resolve to pursue a career in Emergency Medicine.

After graduating medical school, Dr. Regis returned to New York for her postgraduate residency training in Emergency medicine at Jacobi Medical Center. She is an Attending Physician at several local hospitals in Georgia and serves as the Medical Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at a local Critical Access facility. She is dedicated to using the tools she has acquired along the way to remove the barriers to comprehensive emergent care that individuals may face due to socio-economic status or geographic location.


Our Healthcare Providers

BIMI SIDHU, MD
INTERNAL MEDICINE
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Dr. Bimi Sidhu is a Board Certified Internist currently practicing in Ontario, Canada. She obtained her undergraduate training at The University of Toronto, Canada. Thereafter, she attended Saba University, School of medicine where she immersed herself in the diverse world of medicine, eventually leading up to her residency choice of internal medicine at Bridgeport Hospital Yale New Haven Health. It is there that she thrived to learn the complexity of human ailments and a wide variety of treatment measures. Loving every aspect of the complex human body, she was very happy with her choice of pursuing Internal Medicine as her specialty. Eventually after completing her residency she served as a Hospitalist at Midmichigan Health Center, University of Michigan. She then made her move to Toronto, Ontario to work in the Canadian healthcare system at Southlake Regional Health Center. She currently works to better herself everyday on how to deliver the best medical care to those in need, and in a universal health care program which she feels everyone deserves. In her free time Dr. Sidhu is an avid traveller, she embraces all the diversities of the human race, and is always eager to learn and experience different cultures.

In addition to English, she is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.


GEHRIG HARRIS, JR., MD
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Gehrig Harris is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. He attended Brigham Young University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in  Human Biology. He started his medical training at The Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and completed his medical degree at The New York Medical College, School of Medicine. He completed his Residency training in Columbus, Georgia in Family Medicine where he also served as Chief Resident in his Final year of training. He has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine and Primary care. Being a true leader, he has served on numerous committees and has served as the Medical Director of Hospital medicine for a Regional Healthcare system and Medical Director of a Corrections facility. Dr. Harris is passionate about medical education and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine, at a Georgia Medical School. In addition to English, he is fluent in Spanish and French. When he is not working, he spends his time as a Private pilot.


NADINE REGIS, MD
EMERGENCY MEDICINE
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Dr. Nadine Regis is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician currently practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. She pursued her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Manhattan College in New York City. There she thrived, graduating with high honors, and obtained recognition for published research in the area of Molecular Biology. Dr. Regis went on to attend Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her time in North Philadelphia cultivated her passion to serve low income and disenfranchised communities and solidified her resolve to pursue a career in Emergency Medicine.

After graduating medical school, Dr. Regis returned to New York for her postgraduate residency training in Emergency medicine at Jacobi Medical Center. She is an Attending Physician at several local hospitals in Georgia and serves as the Medical Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at a local Critical Access facility. She is dedicated to using the tools she has acquired along the way to remove the barriers to comprehensive emergent care that individuals may face due to socio-economic status or geographic location.


WASIK ASHRAF, DO
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
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Dr. Wasik Ashraf is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in the state of New York. After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in biology from the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York, Dr. Ashraf went on to receive his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then trained in Orthopedic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview, New York, and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Foundation in Columbus, Georgia. Before becoming a surgeon, he was a licensed emergency medical technician who worked as a volunteer and participated in community education programs.

Dr. Ashraf has a passion for sports medicine and research. He has provided team coverage for the Roslyn, Manhasset, and Hewlett, New York high school football teams, and during his Hughston Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hughston Foundation took care of team coverage for the Columbus Cottonmouth professional hockey team. Additionally, Dr. Ashraf presented his research at the 2015 Hughston Society meeting and has published a book chapter on capsular repair of posterolateral corner knee injuries. His specialties include arthroscopy and sports medicine, and he has a particular interest in cartilage restoration and joint preservation.

Dr. Ashraf is also a member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) as well as Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).



SHARAN EMOKPARE, MD
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Sharan Emokpare is a United States Board Certified Family Physician. She oversees all educational content, clinical research, and coordination of healthcare provider education for the organization and it’s stakeholder partners. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at The University of British Columbia, Canada and attended medical school at Saba University, School of Medicine. She completed her Residency training in Family Medicine in Columbus, Georgia. 

She previously served as an Associate Director for a US Medical Post Graduate Residency training program and is passionate about providing medical education and training to the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers.  

She currently practices in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. She works with Medical Residents and students providing care for hospitalized patients and is an associate professor with several Georgia based Medical Schools, serving on multiple hospital and education committees. 

She is fluent in English and Punjabi. She supports several international charitable and social causes. 



RAVI SINGH, MD
INTERNAL MEDICINE
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Dr. Ravi Singh is a board certified Internist currently practicing in Ontario, Canada. He obtained his undergraduate degree in New York City, and then went on to achieve his MBBS degree in Punjab India, in the famous Dayanand Medical College. He experienced serving and practicing medicine in the most underserved epicenters in India, where his passion to deliver medicine to those in need grew. After finishing his medical degree, Dr. Singh went on to pursue his residency training at St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York. After completing his Residency training in Internal Medicine, he went on to join Huntington Hospital in New York; a part of the LIG Health Care system. Eventually his career goals have brought him to his current practice as a consultant and internist at Humber River Regional in Toronto, Canada. He has sat on the board as Stroke Director, and implemented a variety of different health care management solutions during this time. In his time off he loves to travel and experience life to its fullest by submerging himself in different cultures around the world.

Apart from English, he is fluent in Hindi, Punjab and Urdu.


VIBHUTI A. ANSAR, MD
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Vibhuti Ansar is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. After completing Residency training in Family Medicine, she went ahead to complete a fellowship in NIPDD I and II at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Dr. Ansar currently serves as the Associate Director of a Family Medicine Residency training program. Prior to that, she served as the Program Director for a Transitional Year Residency training program. 

Dr. Ansar is very passionate about medical education and she serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor with several medical institutions in Georgia. During her Medical Residency, she served as the Chief Resident at her training program where she helped develop and implement a novel morning report series for Medical Residents. She serves on multiple hospital committees for advancement of Residency issues. 

She has also participated in extensive clinical research especially in the area of Diabetes care where she successfully piloted a Diabetic group management program. She also earned NCQA/ADA Diabetes Physician Recognition. She is also a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Association for Hospital Medical Education and the American Medical Association. She has received numerous awards including Physician of the Year in Clinical Teaching and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Award. She has numerous publications. 

In addition to English, Dr. Ansar is very fluent in several languages including Spanish, Gujarati, Hindi and Latin.


DIDI EMOKPARE, MD, CCFP
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Didi Emokpare is a Board Certified Family Physician currently practicing as a Family and Addictions medicine Physician in Regina, Canada.

He has over 25 years of clinical experience in a variety of countries including Nigeria, Trinidad & Tobago, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, Jamaica, the US and Canada. His areas of clinical interest and expertise include Addictions medicine, Indigenous, Public and Digital Health. He has published research papers related to Hepatitis C Virus management in Canadian First Nations peoples and the education of physicians in HCV management in association with the Canadian Liver Foundation.

Didi attended medical school in Nigeria at the University of Benin, and went through internships at Military Hospital Lagos and the Port of Spain General Hospital in Trinidad. He then completed a post-graduate program in Family practice and community health at Mt. Sinai Family Practice Residency, Chicago USA.

He is a former member of the academic Faculty of St George’s University, Grenada, and a former attending Physician with US Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana, US. He remains actively involved in Medical education of post-graduate students from Canadian nursing, medical, social work and affiliated programs. 

A passion for technology and public service led him to serve as the Chief Medical Information Officer of eHealth Saskatchewan, Canada. 

He served on the board of the Regina Autism resource center, and still serves as a volunteer for several nonprofit organizations in North America and Nigeria.


NIKE KUBEYINJE, MD, FAAP
PEDIATRICS
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Dr. Nike Kubeyinje is a Board Certified Pediatrician currently practicing in Florida, U.S.A. She obtained her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.  She then completed her Pediatrics residency training at Children’s National Medical Centre and stayed on as staff member upon graduating, first as an ED associate in the Emergency Department before deciding on Primary Care. During Residency, Dr. Kubeyinje found her niche in Community Health, due to her keen interest in serving the underserved in the D.C. metropolitan area. Since then, she has practiced in several community clinics with a brief foray into private practice. Currently, she serves as the Medical Director of Pediatrics at the Wheeler Health and Wellness Centre in Hartford, Connecticut which seeks to integrate behavioral, developmental, emotional and oral health with primary medical care. Dr. Kubeyinje’s desire is to empower the patient population in which she serves; by educating children and their parents about their specific health concerns while emphasizing prevention and maintenance so they are able to own and control their health.

EFE AISIEN, MD
GASTROENTEROLOGY
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Dr. Efe Aisien is a Gastroenterologist practicing in the state of Indiana, U.S.A. He was born in Benin City, Nigeria and obtained his medical education at the University of Benin after which he had a brief stint as a resident doctor in the Department of Radiology at the same institution. He underwent his postgraduate residency training in Internal Medicine at the famed Cook County Hospital in Chicago and served an additional year as Chief Resident at his training program. He subsequently went on to complete his fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

He is currently practicing as a General Gastroenterologist at the Parkview Regional Medical Center at Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 


WEMI JAYEOBA, MD, MCFP
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Wemi Jayeoba is a Family Physician practicing in Canada. She has a vast wealth of experience in primary health care both at the community and hospital levels including rural and urban settings having worked across different continents. She also has experience in Clinical Research and Telemedicine. She has her Masters in Social Data Analysis and an MBA with a focus on Digital Transformation. 



FOLARIN OLUBOWALE, MD, FACP
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
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Dr. Folarin Olubowale is an Infectious Disease Physician practicing in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. He attended Government College Ibadan, where he completed his WASC and his USC before being admitted to the College of Medicine at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and graduating with an M.B.B.S. After working at various healthcare facilities in Lagos, Nigeria he proceeded to continue his medical training in North America. He completed his postgraduate residency training in Internal Medicine at Englewood Hospital in New Jersey, an Affiliate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York and subsequently obtained his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases. He established his Infectious Diseases practice in Columbus, Georgia in 1997. Medical Education has always been a passion of his, and in 2007 he held his first inaugural “Infectious Diseases Annual Lecture” for the healthcare providers of Columbus, Georgia. The event has only grown in relevance since its inception, with providers from neighboring states making appearances regularly. Dr. Olubowale aims to extend this event to all corners of the globe and has continued this initiative in his home country, Nigeria. He established The Global Infectious Diseases Initiative Inc. a charitable organization dedicated to eliminating Infectious Diseases worldwide. 


ZAINAB MOGUL, MD
INTERNAL MEDICINE, AESTHETICS
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Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf is a Board Certified Internist who specializes in cosmetic care for men and women. She practices in New York. Dr. Zainab graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University in New York and then continued her education at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. She continues to serve as an internist at Vassar Hospital.

She is also the owner and medical director of Hebe Medical Spa, New York. Dr. Zainab has always had a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. 

As a skilled physician, she is well-versed in internal medicine and cosmetic care for the face, body, and skin. She is also certified in injectables and nonsurgical laser treatments, which enables her to perform these procedures safely and effectively while producing natural-looking results. In addition, she is highly trained in dermal treatments, such as microneedling, IPL, PRP for hair restoration, PRP as a filler, and IV nutrient therapy. 



CARLOS R. WISE, MD
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Carlos Wise is a Board Certified Family Physician in Georgia, U.S.A. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Talladega College and Master of Science degree in Genetics from Purdue University. He obtained his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

He was commissioned in The United States Army as a second Lieutenant while in medical school. After medical school, he came to Fort Benning, Georgia as an intern and went on to complete his Residency training there. 

He attended and completed the Flight Surgeons Course and earned a certification in Aviation Medicine. He worked in Camp Humphreys, Korea, as a Clinic Chief where he directed a large full service Family Medicine Clinic and a small village satellite. He then returned to Fort Benning, U.S.A., first to the flight line; and finally to the Family Medicine Clinic where he became part of the Residency Teaching staff. He is an Iraq War Veteran, leaving the Army at the rank of Major in 2004. A breast plate full of awards for work and service followed him, including the Bronze Star for his work in Iraq. He spent several years in private practice and eventually joined a US Medical Postgraduate Residency training programme where he served as an Associate Director for several years. He then went on to join the Veterans Administration Health Care team where he currently serves as a Chief Medical Officer for the Fort Benning and Columbus Veterans Affairs Clinics.

Dr. Wise loves gardening, reading and singing in his church choir. 



IFEOMA FURO RICKETS
DERMATOLOGY
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Dr. Ifeoma Ricketts is a Dermatologist currently practicing in Nigeria. She is the Medical Director at the Nigerian Shipper’s Council in Lagos where she is responsible for all the administrative and medical needs of the division. Dr. Ricketts obtained her medical degree from the University of Jos, Nigeria and two postgraduate degrees in Clinical Dermatology from Cardiff University, Wales. 

Dr. Ricketts is also the Head of the Policy Thrust and Clinical Development Unit at the Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Nigeria. In this role, she coordinates training for medical professionals as well as all NGO activities for Rivers State at the Primary Healthcare level. In addition, she formulates policy and meets with board stakeholders representatives from entities including WHO, UNICEF and MSF. 

Previously, Dr. Ricketts was the Special Advisor to the Governor of Rivers State on Medical Waste Management, where she strategized the formulation, planning, organization and disposal of medical waste. 

Dr. Ricketts also has an active role in running bi-weekly HIV clinics for the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital in Port Harcourt, where she was promoted to Senior Medical Officer. Dr. Ricketts attends an array of international medical conferences and is an active member of several professional associations and bodies including the Nigerian Medical Association, Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria, Medical Women’s International Associations and Nigerian Association of Dermatologists. 



IVOR ORUKPE, MD
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Ivor Orukpe is a Board Certified Family Physician with extensive clinical background practicing with the Saskatchewan Health authority in Canada. He obtained his medical education at The University of Benin, Nigeria. He subsequently completed his internship at the Federal Medical Center in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. 

He has clinical experience from his practice in Nigeria and now in Canada. Dr. Orukpe has a strong clinical interest in addiction medicine.  Dr. Orukpe loves spending time with his family. He also enjoys reading and participating in sporting activities.



JOY ADEGBILE MD, MPH, FAAFP
FAMILY MEDICINE, AESTHETICS
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Dr. Joy Adegbile is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in several states in the U.S.A. including Alabama, Florida and Georgia. She obtained her medical education from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Thereafter she went on to pursue Residency training in Family Medicine in Georgia, U.S.A. She then completed a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama. After this, she obtained an MPH in Healthcare Organization and Policy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, School of Public Health.

She is currently the Medical Director and owner of a Geriatric and Family Medicine Center in Georgia. She is also a staff physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Montgomery, Alabama. 

She previously served as an instructor at The Thompson Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was also an assistant Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama. She also served as an Associate Director in a Family Medicine Residency program in Georgia, U.S.A. Dr. Adegbile is very passionate about medical education and was also a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Family Practice, Mercer University School of Medicine and The Philadelphia College Of osteopathic Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

She was a Congress Delegate for the Georgia Association of Family Physicians. She has also served as Medical Director of numerous Health facilities in the South Eastern U.S.A. She has national recognition in the area of clinical medicine including, National Committee For Quality Assurance (NCQA) Recognition and Highest Level Recognition (Program Level 3) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). She is a Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians, member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Georgia State Medical Association, Georgia Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. She has numerous publications, co-authored books  and has participated in several Clinical Research Programs as Principal investigator. 

She also has a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. She has extensive experience in delivering cosmetic care with multiple certifications in aesthetic care. She is very active with Medical Missions. 



JUDE EMOKPARE, MD, FAAFP
FAMILY MEDICINE
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Dr. Jude Emokpare is a Board Certified Family Physician currently practicing in Georgia, U.S.A. Dr. Jude has an undergraduate degree in Microbiology from The University of Benin, Nigeria. He attended medical school at Saba University, School of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate residency training in Family Medicine at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Georgia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

He is an associate Professor with a Georgia-based Medical School where he provides education to senior medical students in the hospital setting. He has worked in a variety of clinical settings including rural clinics, emergency rooms, and in-patient critical care and oncology units. Dr. Jude has also served as a medical director of a Georgia-based Regional Health organization, providing leadership, medical expertise and administrative oversight for a large multi-disciplinary acute care facility.

Having travelled extensively and with a strong background in Public Health, he has led the development of Outpost Healthcare’s global vision and expansion into virtual medical education with partners in the European Union, Africa, South America and Asia. He serves as a volunteer for several Not-For-Profit Organizations (NGOs) in North America, Africa and the Caribbean.



ANGELA ROBINSON, BA, BSN, MN, RN, NP
NURSE PRACTITIONER
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Angela Robinson is a Canadian-born primary care Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Family medicine and Immigrant health care with a busy community practice in Regina, Saskatchewan. She completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters Degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from the University of Manitoba. Angela has over twenty years of professional experience in advanced nursing practice in a variety of clinical settings.

She has worked in emergency departments of two major hospitals and has acted as the main provider of health care services to people of all age groups in urban, rural and northern Canadian isolated communities. This wealth of professional experience has allowed Angela to become a highly qualified Nurse Practitioner in a unique area of global and immigrant health and serving marginalized communities.



ILA WEINAUSS
PSYCHOLOGIST
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Ila Wenaus is a Registered Psychologist (Provisional) working with children, adolescents, and adults out of Regina, Saskatchewan. She has been a member of the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists since May 2018. When working with clients it is her aim to understand each person as a unique and whole person. It is her honour to hold space and engage in a therapeutic alliance with each individual. She hopes to empower clients by providing guidance, support, perspective, and validation as you connect with your inner resources and innate strengths. Together with Ila, clients can set goals, identify tools and strategies for healing and change, and develop healthy coping skills and self-awareness.

Ila provides support for a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, ADHD, life-transitions, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, parenting, separation and divorce, trauma, identity, self-harm, suicide ideation, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), postpartum depression and anxiety, and menopause (surgical and natural).


KELSEY CALHOUN
PSYCHOLOGIST
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I work with children, teens and adults from all different walks of life. More genuinely, I’m a fellow human being who understands how challenging life can be. It is my privilege to witness your story and walk beside you on your own unique journey. 

I believe we are all trying our best with the resources we have. My role is to empower you to connect more deeply to your inner resources, and to offer you the support, validation, education, strategies, and fresh perspective you may need along the way. 

I can provide support with a variety of different concerns, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, suicide ideation, self-harm, burnout, relationship challenges, behavioural concerns, emotional regulation, eating-related concerns, life transitions, spirituality and self-discovery. I address mental health through a holistic lens. 

My aim is to create a safe space for exploration and vulnerability, where you can be real and can leave feeling deeply seen and heard. My approach is built upon acceptance, compassion, collaboration and connection. My warm, laid-back nature is balanced with a strong emphasis on ethical, evidence-based treatment. 



CINDY FLAMONT, RN
ACADEMIC NURSING
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Cindy Flamont graduated with honours with a diploma in Nursing from Northern College

of Applied Arts in Kapuskasing, Ontario. Cindy then embarked on a career that would lead her to a variety of nursing settings in rural and remote hospitals. In 2011, she obtained specialist certification from the Canadian Nurses Association in Emergency Nursing, Critical Care Transfer Provider certification from STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) and 1001 Firefighter certification. 

Cindy also has experience in labour and delivery, postpartum care, medical/acute care, endoscopy, and Pre-Anesthesia Care education and assessment. As a commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces Cadet Instructor Cadre, she has worked as

Administration Officer and Training Officer since 2006, reaching the rank of Lieutenant. In 2015, she obtained the Perioperative Nursing Certification from Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and is currently working in the operating room at the Pasqua Hospital in Regina. She is a bilingual health educator, fluent in French and English.


TINA HNATIUK
YOGA, LIFE COACH AND MEDITATION TEACHER
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Tina Hnatiuk is a renowned Yoga expert, Meditation Teacher and Life Coach. She provides Yoga and meditation support to women and mothers. She is the founder of Quick Bliss Yoga.  

Through her down to earth coaching style, saucy live speaking, live online courses, and yoga membership site www.quickblissyoga.com she offers simple and practical tools to empower and inspire women to be the women they were born to be. 

She is a Life Coach who is obsessed with Positive Psychology, neuroscience, and finding short effective practices that relieve stress and anxiety in minutes a day and this is how Quick Bliss Yoga was born. 

She has been featured in Insight Timer, Huffington Post, Pink Magazine, and Thrive Global. Her adoring fans and clients have claimed she has a “glowing energy that is contagious,” and one woman called her “precious gem with the gifted ability to empower others.” 

She’s also a driven Aries who is passionate about popcorn, hand made woollen socks, and feeding her family by cooking from scratch. 


PHYLLIS OHENE-AGYEI
PUBLIC HEALTH
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Dr. Phyllis Ohene-Agyei received her medical training from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. She has a double masters’ degree in Public Health and Environmental Health from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sante Publique, France respectively.

Dr. Ohene-Agyei currently works with a non-governmental organization (Action against Hunger) in improving the nutritional and health status of women and children in Sierra Leone, West Africa. She also serves as the Gender Champion for the country office, where she leads the design and monitoring of the mission's gender action plan to achieve the organization’s Gender Minimum Standards for staff and beneficiaries.

She has significant experience in delivering care in both clinical and non-clinical settings. She worked in a teaching hospital and university hospital in different departments providing emergency, in-patient and out-patient care. She also served as the clinic manager and medical doctor-on-site for two multinational construction companies undertaking projects for the Government of Ghana. She was in charge of clinical staff training, delivering clinical care, procurement of medical supplies and health promotion activities.

She believes good health is a human right and strives to empower her patients and project beneficiaries through health education. She also believes for healthcare to be equitable, it must be evidence based and data driven. This informed her decision to join an association of African public health professionals (Association of African Population Health Researchers) involved in population health research on the continent. She currently serves as the Vice-President – Communications and Advocacy for the association. She recently co-authored a paper (under review) on the prevalence of anaemia in children under 5 years in Togo and the population attributable fraction of the different risk factors.

She is a member of the Ghana Medical Association.

Dr. Ohene-Agyei is fluent in English and Akan, and has working knowledge of French and German languages.


FELIX EGBASE, RPh
PHARMACIST
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Felix Egbase is a Registered Clinical Pharmacist. He previously served as the former Director of Pharmacy at Havasu Regional Medical Center in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and the Nathan Adelson Hospice Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. He possesses an extensive clinical background in pharmaceutical distribution and management. He has also managed several healthcare initiatives including the Antibiotic Stewardship Program of Havasu Regional Medical Center leading to best practice in antibiotic therapy and cost management. He also revamped and streamlined the heparin dosing protocol for Havasu Regional Medical Center pushing through an initiative that substantially reduced medication errors. 

Furthermore, he successfully anchored the medication update classes for the cardiac rehabilitation program for Havasu Regional Medical Center. Felix is very passionate about seeking areas of improvement in clinical pharmacy. One particular area of focus is on medication safety and enhanced delivery.  He serves on several Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. 

He was awarded the Lifepoint Hospital Best Product Dashboard Performer Award and has volunteered extensively with Lake Havasu City, by hosting speaking engagements on drug information to health support groups within the local community. 

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SHARAN EMOKPARE, MD
TEACHING GROUP
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Dr. Sharan Emokpare is a United States Board Certified Family Physician. She is a Co-founder and Vice President of Research and Education for Outpost Healthcare. She oversees all educational content, clinical research, and coordination of healthcare provider education for the organization and it’s stakeholder partners. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at The University of British Columbia, Canada and attended medical school at SABA University. She completed her Residency training in Family Medicine in Columbus, Georgia. 

She previously served as an Associate Director for a US Medical Post Graduate Residency training program and is passionate about providing medical education and training to the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers.  

She currently practices in the state of Georgia, U.S.A. She works with Medical Residents and students providing care for hospitalized patients and is an associate professor with several Georgia based Medical Schools, serving on multiple hospital and education committees. 

She is fluent in English and Punjabi. She supports several international charitable and social causes. 


CARLOS R. WISE, MD
TEACHING GROUP
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Dr. Carlos Wise is a Board Certified Family Physician in Georgia, U.S.A. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Talladega College and Master of Science degree in Genetics from Purdue University. He obtained his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

He was commissioned in The United States Army as a second Lieutenant while in medical school. After medical school, he came to Fort Benning, Georgia as an intern and went on to complete his Residency training there. 

He attended and completed the Flight Surgeons Course and earned a certification in Aviation Medicine. He worked in Camp Humphreys, Korea, as a Clinic Chief where he directed a large full service Family Medicine Clinic and a small village satellite. He then returned to Fort Benning, U.S.A., first to the flight line; and finally to the Family Medicine Clinic where he became part of the Residency Teaching staff. He is an Iraq War Veteran, leaving the Army at the rank of Major in 2004. A breast plate full of awards for work and service followed him, including the Bronze Star for his work in Iraq. He spent several years in private practice and eventually joined a US Medical Postgraduate Residency training programme where he served as an Associate Director for several years. He then went on to join the Veterans Administration Health Care team where he currently serves as a Chief Medical Officer for the Fort Benning and Columbus Veterans Affairs Clinics.

Dr. Wise loves gardening, reading and singing in his church choir. 


FELIX EGBASE, RPh
TEACHING GROUP
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Felix Egbase is a Registered Clinical Pharmacist who currently serves as Vice President of Global Therapeutics for Outpost Healthcare. He previously served as the former Director of Pharmacy at Havasu Regional Medical Center in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and the Nathan Adelson Hospice Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. He possesses an extensive clinical background in pharmaceutical distribution and management. He has also managed several healthcare initiatives including the Antibiotic Stewardship Program of Havasu Regional Medical Center leading to best practice in antibiotic therapy and cost management. He also revamped and streamlined the heparin dosing protocol for Havasu Regional Medical Center pushing through an initiative that substantially reduced medication errors. 

Furthermore, he successfully anchored the medication update classes for the cardiac rehabilitation program for Havasu Regional Medical Center. Felix is very passionate about seeking areas of improvement in clinical pharmacy. One particular area of focus is on medication safety and enhanced delivery.  He serves on several Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. 

He was awarded the Lifepoint Hospital Best Product Dashboard Performer Award and has volunteered extensively with Lake Havasu City, by hosting speaking engagements on drug information to health support groups within the local community.


WASIK ASHRAF, DO
TEACHING GROUP
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Dr. Wasik Ashraf is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in the state of New York. After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in biology from the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York, Dr. Ashraf went on to receive his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then trained in Orthopedic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview, New York, and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Foundation in Columbus, Georgia. Before becoming a surgeon, Dr. Ashraf was a licensed emergency medical technician who worked as a volunteer and participated in community education programs.

Dr. Ashraf has a passion for sports medicine and research. He has provided team coverage for the Roslyn, Manhasset, and Hewlett, New York high school football teams, and during his Hughston Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hughston Foundation took care of team coverage for the Columbus Cottonmouth professional hockey team. Additionally, Dr. Ashraf presented his research at the 2015 Hughston Society meeting and has published a book chapter on capsular repair of posterolateral corner knee injuries. His specialties include arthroscopy and sports medicine, and he has a particular interest in cartilage restoration and joint preservation.

Dr. Ashraf is also a member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) as well as Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).


ZAINAB ASHRAF-MOGUL, MD
TEACHING GROUP
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Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf is a Board Certified Internist who specializes in cosmetic care for men and women. She practices in New York. Dr. Zainab graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University in New York and then continued her education at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. She continues to serve as an internist at Vassar Hospital.

She is also the owner and medical director of Hebe Medical Spa, New York. Dr. Zainab has always had a passion for overall wellness, beauty, and anti-aging treatments. 

As a skilled physician, Dr. Zainab is well-versed in internal medicine and cosmetic care for the face, body, and skin. She is also certified in injectables and nonsurgical laser treatments, which enables her to perform these procedures safely and effectively while producing natural-looking results. In addition, she is highly trained in dermal treatments, such as microneedling, IPL, PRP for hair restoration, PRP as a filler, and IV nutrient therapy. 


Dr. Nike Kubeyinje
TEACHING GROUP
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Dr. Nike Kubeyinje is a Board Certified Pediatrician currently practicing in Florida, U.S.A. She obtained her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.  She then completed her Pediatrics residency training at Children’s National Medical Centre and stayed on as staff member upon graduating, first as an ED associate in the Emergency Department before deciding on Primary Care. During Residency, Dr. Kubeyinje found her niche in Community Health, due to her keen interest in serving the underserved in the D.C. metropolitan area. Since then, she has practiced in several community clinics with a brief foray into private practice. Currently, she serves as the Medical Director of Pediatrics at the Wheeler Health and Wellness Centre in Hartford, Connecticut which seeks to integrate behavioral, developmental, emotional and oral health with primary medical care. Dr. Kubeyinje’s desire is to empower the patient population in which she serves; by educating children and their parents about their specific health concerns while emphasizing prevention and maintenance so they are able to own and control their health.