PORTLAND, Ore. – (October 31, 2019) Medical Teams International announced that Dr. Dora Barilla has been appointed to the organization’s board of directors. Dr. Barilla joins the Medical Teams board with twenty years of experience in public health policy. She has held various positions in the health sector, including Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at Loma Linda University Health. She is also the co-founder of HC2 Strategies Inc. and the founder of the non-for-profit organization Partners for Better health, which brings together multi-sectoral partners to improve the health of regional communities. Currently, Dr. Barilla serves as the Vice President at the Community Health Investment for Providence St. Joseph Health. She also holds a Doctorate in Public Health from Pepperdine University.
“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Barilla to our board. As a highly respected and seasoned executive with extensive experience in public health, she brings a strategic perspective as we increase our efforts to reach more people in crisis around the globe,” said CEO Martha Newsome.
About Medical Teams International:
Founded in 1979, Medical Teams International provides life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees. We care for the whole person – physical, emotional, social and spiritual. Daring to love like Jesus, we serve all people – regardless of religion, nationality, sex or race. Because every person – no matter where they are or how desperate their situation – matters.