Advisory Board

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, Chair Emeritus (1917-2015)
John Burchett, Chair, Washington, DC
Laurie McKeon, Vice Chair, Pleasant Prairie, WI
David Gaus, M.D, MPH & TM, Executive Director
Juan Esteban Baus, University of Notre Dame
Austin I. Collins, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame
James Conway, M.D., Madison, WI
Carlos Del Salto, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jim Dunn, Milwaukee, WI
Rachel English, M.D., Milwaukee, WI
Mike Flores, Chicago, IL
Peter Gottsacker, Milwaukee, WI
Michael Hansen, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Alphonse Harding, M.D., South Bend, IN
Michael Heisler, M.D., MPH, Sioux Falls, SD
Tara Kenney, Boston, MA
Daniel Kerrigan, Hong Kong
Louis M. Nanni, Notre Dame, IN
Paul O’Hop, Washington, D.C.
John C. Rudolf, Seattle, WA
Mary Runger, Lisle, IL
Maureen Hesburgh Ryan, Minneapolis, MN
Jenny Grantham Stein, Madison, WI
Peter J. Urbain, Chicago, IL
Timothy J. Willis, Notre Dame, IN

Honorary Board Member

Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady for the United States

Past Advisory Board Members

Barnett Cline, M.D., MPH, Ph. D., San Antonio (1997-2018)
Alan Gianotti, M.D., San Francisco (2000-2015)
Julius Richmond, M.D., Former U.S. Surgeon General (2002-2007)
Beth Toomey, Seattle (2000-2018)
John F. Williams, M.D., Washington, DC (2013-2018)


United States’ Operations Management

David Gaus, M.D., MPH/TM, Executive Director, Quito, Ecuador
Laura Dries, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Madison, WI
Alicia Acker, Development Assistant, Madison, WI

Saludesa Foundation Board of Directors
(Andean Health & Development’s Ecuadorian Counterpart)

David Gaus, M.D., MPH & TM, Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Diego Herrera, M.D., Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Miguel and María Elena Andrade, Quito, Ecuador
John Burchett, Washington, D.C.

News

Spring 2018 News

A Chinese immigrant carried his daughter into Hesburgh Hospital’s Emergency Room in mid-January. She had some cognitive delays and severe scoliosis, and now she was suffering extreme respiratory difficulty. We diagnosed influenza with pneumonia as a complication. She went downhill very fast and sadly died in the ICU within two hours of coming to the ER. Influenza is a concerning public health threat in the U.S., as you all know. It is generally a wintertime virus due, in part, to the concentration of people in warm, enclosed areas. Because the southern hemisphere’s winter falls during the U.S.’s summertime...

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