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Dave is an infectious disease physician who has lived and worked with his family in Central America and Malawi and was inspired to start MCI after witnessing the suffering of children. He has 5 children, two of whom are twins adopted from Malawi. 

Co-Founder

DAVID FITZGERALD, MD

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David has 3 children and is inspired by them to continue to improve the lives of children in Malawi. 

Co-Founder

DAVID McENTEE, CPA

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Eamonn is a high school student who has lived in Central America and in Malawi and has grown up motivated to help the poor 

Board Member

EEAMON FITZGERALD

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Melissa is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at RAD-AID International, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity in official relations with the United Nations that aims to improve radiology services in global health. Additionally, she is an Assistant Professor at UNC in the Department of Allied Health Sciences and founder of the UNC RAD-AID Chapter. Melissa first traveled to Malawi in 2013. 

Advisory Board Member - non voting

MELISSA CULP, MEd, RT(R)(MR)

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Laura lived in Malawi as a research assistant for several studies including infant immunity, childhood pneumonia, and HIV. She currently works for UNC's CFAR HIV Clinical Cohort. Her main interests are in global health development and women and children's health.

Board Member

LAURA RUEGSEGGER, BSPH

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Rhoda is our local Malawian that manages all of the logistical issues in Malawi for MCI. She is a great asset and an amazing person and has worked at the Baylor Center for HIV. She is pursuing a degree in Nutrition. 

In-Country Project Director

RHODA PHIRI

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Board Member

ROMULO COLINDRES, MD

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Board Member

JASON WARES, MBA