Advisory Board

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, Chair Emeritus (1917-2015)
John Burchett, Chair, Washington, DC
Michael Hansen, Vice Chair, Fort Lauderdale, FL
David Gaus, M.D, MPH & TM, Executive Director
Juan Esteban Baus, New York, NY
James Conway, M.D., Madison, WI
Mayra Mendoza Dillon, M.D., San Diego, CA
Jim Dunn, Milwaukee, WI
Rachel English, M.D., Milwaukee, WI
Mike Flores, Chicago, IL
Peter Gottsacker, Milwaukee, WI
Alphonse Harding, M.D., South Bend, IN
Michael Heisler, M.D., MPH, Sioux Falls, SD
Tara Kenney, Boston, MA
Rev. Paul Kollman, CSC, Notre Dame, IN
Molly Madden, Chicago, IL
Laurie McKeon, Mansfield, OH
Louis M. Nanni, Notre Dame, IN
Mary Runger, Lisle, IL
Maureen Hesburgh Ryan, Chicago, IL
Matt Smith, Milwaukee, WI
Jenny Grantham Stein, Madison, WI
Kyle Thompson, University of Notre Dame
Peter J. Urbain, Chicago, IL
Timothy S. Van Kirk, Watersound, FL
Brian Willis, New York, NY

Emeritus Advisory Board Members

Michael Breslin, Scottsdale, AZ
Barnett Cline, M.D., MPH, Ph. D., San Antonio, TX
Carlos del Salto, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Alan Gianotti, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Paul O’Hop, Washington, D.C.
Julius Richmond, M.D., Boston, MA
John C. Rudolf, Seattle, WA
Mike Stephan, Godfrey, IL
Beth Toomey, Seattle, WA
Timothy J. Willis, Notre Dame, IN


United States’ Operations Management

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

Ecuadorian Foundation Board of Directors

David Gaus, M.D., MPH & TM, Milwaukee, WI
Diego Herrera, M.D., Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Maria Elena Andrade, Quito, Ecuador
Dan Gaus, Quito, Ecuador
Laura Brown, Madison, WI
John Burchett, Washington, D.C.


Spring News 2024

55-year-old Marta has chronic kidney disease related to diabetes and hypertension. She has received hemodialysis a few times a week for the past year but missed a week of dialysis. Short of breath, she went to one of Ecuador’s public health centers outside of the small, coastal town of Quevedo.

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