Dr. Paul Kato — Medicine for Humanity Fellow

2018 Annual Report

Kupona “Hope” Ward for Women

Medicine for Humanity is undergoing a capital campaign to raise funds towards the creation of a space where women can…

Evarlyne

Meet Evarlyne, a 26-year old mother with a rectovaginal fistula that occurred during a difficult labor. Evarlyne came…

Kellen

Kellen is a 35 year-old woman who came to the MFH/MUST fistula camp needing repair for a severe perineal tear that…

Diannah

Meet Diannah: a 29 year old mother of three, seeking treatment and repair for a severe vaginal tear that occurred…

Miriam

Miriam is a 52-year old refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who fled to Uganda in a period of turmoil in her…

Ellie Kanner — Board Member

Ellie Kanner has worked in the entertainment industry as a talent agent, casting director and director/producer. She…

Dr. Musa Kayondo — Project Director & Lead Surgeon [Uganda]

Dr. Musa Kayondo is a Gynecologist and fistula surgeon at Mbarara University Teaching and Referral Hospital in Mbarara,…

Susan Lagasse, Ph.D. — Board Member

Susan Lagasse, Ph.D. Is the daughter of Leo D. Lagasse, MD, the founder of Medicine for Humanity and Ann Lagasse. She…

Patricia Keeney Maischoss — Board Member

Patricia is the Founder of Malibu Colony Partners, an investment and management organization firm working with…

Jeffrey R. Baker, J.D — Board Member

Jeffrey R. Baker is a professor at Pepperdine University School of Law where he directs the program of clinical…

Asha Randall — Board Member

Dr. Asha Randall is a California board certified Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She also holds the…

Shelley O’Connor — Executive DIrector

"Eleven years ago my daughter Callie was delivered via emergency cesarean section. During my pregnancy I was afforded…

Dr. Christopher Tarnay — President & Medical Director

Dr. Christopher Tarnay is a Urogynecologist and the Division Chief in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery…

Blog: Women in Uganda

UCLA Center for World Health: Dr. Christopher Tarnay | Mending Lives and Restoring Dignities for Ugandan Women