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
Jorge Boada, Quito, Ecuador
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
Jenny Grantham Stein, Madison, WI
Michael Stephan, Godfrey, IL
Kyle Thompson, University of Notre Dame
Peter J. Urbain, Chicago, IL
Timothy S. Van Kirk, Watersound, FL
Brian Willis, New York, NY

Honorary Board Member

Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady for the United States

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
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.


Fall 2023 News

In addition to patient care and training, AHD commits some of its resources to research activities. You might be asking yourself, “why would AHD conduct research endeavors in Ecuador when those resources could be used to address the great unmet need for medical care right now?” It’s a fair question that deserves careful consideration.

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