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Dr. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

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Cheluchi is the founder and executive director of Centre for health ethics, law and development (CHELD), an organisation that provides a holistic approach to health law and policy developments in Nigeria.

She holds a doctorate degree in law, specialising in Health Law, Ethics, and Policy from Dalhousie University, Canada. She has a First Class degree in law from the University of Nigeria. Cheluchi has practised law in a top law firm in Nigeria, developed policy and regulation within government, conducted research in health law, ethics and policy, and helped draft health legislation and regulations, and consulted for different international development organisations.

Most recently, she has taught Health Law and Policy at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University.  Cheluchi is involved in several health promotion activities, including serving on the board of Sharing in Health, an organisation that is established to provide medical literature freely online to medical students in …

Dr. Philip O. Ozuah

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New York-based Montefiore Medicine's board of trustees has recently appointed Dr. Philip O. Ozuah as the new CEO of Montefiore Medicine, the parent organization of Montefiore Health System and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He has also held the positions of Professor and University Chairman of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), where he worked to deliver best-in-class clinical care with a commitment to healthcare access for the underserved. Under his leadership, U.S. News and World Report ranked Montefiore Health System’s specialties in the top 1% of the nation’s hospitals and CHAM as one of “America’s Best Children Hospitals.” Dr. Ozuah also has a strong commitment to medical education as well as deep academic medical research expertise, including as an NIH-funded investigator and as Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

In these roles, …