International Advisory Board

The members of the PAHS International Advisory Board contribute their diverse expertise and experience to the development of the Academy. They are committed to making PAHS an innovative and high-quality educational institution that will improve health care throughout rural Nepal.

Cliff Tabin, PhD
Professor and Chair

Department of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
(Chair of International Advisory Board)

Michael Alkan, MD
Professor of Medicine

Ben Gurion University
Beer Sheva, Israel

Marit Bakke, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Social Anthropology

University of Bergen
Bergen, Norway

Charles Boelen, MD, MPH, MSc
International Consultant in

Health Systems and Human ResourcesFormerly with WHO

Fred Bosman, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology

Director, Institute of Pathology
University of Lausanne

Werner Christie, MD
Former Health Minister

Oslo, Norway

David Cook
Director of the Division of Studies in Medical Education

University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Carol Ann Courneya, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

Peter Dieter, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Dean of Medical Education – Basic Science Years
Institute of Physiological Chemistry
Faculty of Medicine `Carl Gustav Carus´
Fetscherstrasse 74
D-01307 Dresden

Geert-Jan Dinnant, MD
Professor of Research in General Practice

Maastricht University
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Jeremy Farrar, M.D.

Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ann S. Garden, MD, FRCOG
Professor of Medical Education

University of Lancaster
Lancaster, UK

Prasanna Chandra Gautam, MD
Associate Professor

University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, UK

John Hamilton, MD
Professor of Medicine

Former Dean, Faculty of Medicine
University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia

Sam Leinster, MD, FRCS
Professor and Dean

School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice
University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK

David Lehman, MD, PharmD
Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY, USA

Ken Lukowiak, MD, PhD
Professor of Medical Physiology

University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Stuart McLaughlin
Professor of Biophysics

Department of Physiology and Bioplysics
State University of New York at Stonybrook

Jan Nesland
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Pathology

National Cancer Hospital
Oslo, Norway

Arnico Panday, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

University of Virginia

Vincenzo Pezzino
Professor of Medicine

University of Catania
Sicily, Italy

Kim Solez, MD
Professor of Pathology

University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Robert Suskind, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

School of Medicine
Texas Technical University
El Paso, TX, USA

Geoffrey Tabin, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Nu Viet Vu, PhD
Professor of Medical Education

University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Robert Woollard, MD
Professor and Chairman

Department of Family Practice
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

David Dunne
Adjunct Professor of Marketing
Co-Director, Rotman Teaching Effectiveness Centre
Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
105 St. George St.
Toronto ON M5S 3E6