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EMP Board


Vanessa P. Scott, MD
Executive Director & Founder
Originally from San Diego, CA, Vanessa attended Harvard University as an undergraduate and Columbia University for the post-bacc premedical program. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in May 2013, completed a Pediatric Residency at UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA and Mount Sinai in New York, NY. She currently is a general pediatrician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, a Post-doctoral Fellow in Community Health (Academic Pediatrics) at Columbia University, and a candidate for a MSc in Epidemiology at Mailman Public School of Health. Founding and running the EMP has been truly inspiring and she looks forward to expanding the program in the future.


Jane Nayame
Clinical Officer & EMP Educator
Jane is the Clinical Officer for many of the clinics including Sioma and Sankande.
Joe Mwitumwa
EMP Volunteer Program Director
Joe is responsible for running the Volunteer Program and takes care of volunteer’s needs when they are in Zambia.