Global Health Consultant//Board of Directors
Dr. Harry Strulovici
Harry Strulovici, MD, MPH
200 Central Park South, Suite 16A
New York, New York
Telephone: (212) 206 - 7788
Mobile: (917) 545- 5290
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Primary global health experience
Consultant, Founder, President and CEO, Life for Mothers (LfM), 2007 - Present
Life for Mothers Pilot Project (Phase I) Completed - ‘A Holistic/Comprehensive Project to Address Maternal/Infant Mortality in Rural Uganda’ (Phase l) May 2007 – May 2012
OTHER GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERIENCE
Global Health Consultant
Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
UCLA Anderson School of Management, April 2014 – April 2015
Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Director, International Maternal Health Initiative
Lead Consultant to Central Republic of Africa (CAR) to the Global Fund (GF) –
Round 10 – August 2010 – Conducted in French
Consultant to UNFPA, December 2008 – March 2009
Global Public Health – MPH, New York University, 2008
Chief Resident (Plastic Surgery), University of Mississippi, July 1982 - January 1983
First Year Resident (Plastic Surgery), Baylor University, July 1981 - June 1982
Chief Resident (Surgery), Columbia University - Roosevelt Hospital, July 1980 - June 1981
Third Year Resident (Surgery), Columbia University - Roosevelt Hospital, July 1979 - June 1980
Second Year Resident (Surgery), Columbia University - Roosevelt Hospital, July 1978 - June 1979
First Year Resident (Surgery), Boston University, July 1977 - June 1978
Intern (Surgery), Boston University, July 1976 – June 1977
MD, Rutgers University-- University of Medicine of New Jersey Campus, 1976
BA, New York University--University College, 1972
PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEWS
ENCORE.ORG Profiles: Dr. Harry Strulovici
VOICE OF AMERICA
Health correspondent Linord Moudou reports on women's health, which has been on the global health agenda for years. The Millennium Development goals of 2015 are clear indications of how women's health and well-being is a critical part of development. However, some observers say men should not be ignored in addressing women's health. Dr. Harry Strulovici, a global health consultant and founder of the non-profit organization Life for Mothers elaborates on the subject. Published on November 18, 2014
VOICE OF AMERICA Radio Interview of Dr. Harry Strulovici on Women’s Healthcare in Africa
http://www.voanews.com/audio/2499513.htmPublished October 28, 2014
USAID/MCHIP Chooses Harry Strulovici, MD, MPH to Present his Global Health Story
https://youtu.be/ARcqb_NbDig Washington, DC --May 29, 2014
Life for Mothers Abstract Accepted for Oral Presentation at the Global Maternal Health Conference- 'Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Preliminary Findings’ - Tanzania (November 2012)
XlX International AIDS Conference Selected Life for Mothers Abstract - "Development of a Baseline Needs Assessment for HIV Services in Rural Uganda using mHealth Technology and Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Strengthen Health Systems: A Random Cluster Study" for poster presentation – July 2012 – Washington, DC. Dr. Strulovici was the lead author, along with Dr. Al Osborne from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and William Lee from New York University School of Medicine.
Life for Mothers Selected for Poster Presentation – at the 9th annual Western Regional International Health Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. – April 2012. This conference focused on unaddressed health issues, and aimed to discuss solutions to these problems.
Speaker and Presenter, mHealth Summit, Washington, DC – December 2011 – ‘Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda – Preliminary Findings from Pilot Project- Phase l (completed May 2011).
Life for Mothers Director Selected to be on Westchester County Local Television Program Future Choices – February 2011 - Dr. Harry Strulovici, was interviewed regarding Life for Mothers, reproductive/maternal health, and Life for Mothers pilot project in Uganda.
Life for Mothers Director Lectured on Maternal/Neonatal Mortality in Rural Uganda at the New York Academy of Medicine – March 2010 – the theme was Implementing ‘A Holistic Approach To Reduce Maternal/Neonatal Mortality in Rural Uganda’.
Life for Mothers met with Congressional leaders at the Capitol in Washington, DC to address Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Developing Countries, September 2008
Yale/Johnson & Johnson Career Physician Scholar in Int’l Health, Uganda, 2007-2008
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine - June 2010
Member, New York County Medical Society – 2011 – Present
'Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Preliminary Findings’ http://www.lifeformothers.org/docs/lfm-preliminary-nov-14.pdf
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
To access the full Draft Report of Life for Mothers Pilot Project http://lifeformothers.org/docs/lfm-preliminary-nov-14.pdf
Dr. Manuel Trujillo
Manuel Trujillo, MD, is Director of the Program in Public & Global Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry, and Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Trujillo has a distinguished record as an academic clinical administrator, clinical services innovator and researcher in specialized areas of clinical psychiatry. He was Director of Psychiatry at New York University / Bellevue Hospital from 1991-2008, having come to Bellevue Hospital after holding senior clinical and administrative positions at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and other Schools of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Trujillo has been involved extensively in the fields of urban, cross-cultural and community psychiatry and has helped develop many programs and services for the mentally ill. He has written and presented extensively (both nationally and internationally) on Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry among other topics. During his term at Bellevue Hospital he developed numerous innovative clinical programs such as culturally competent programs for Asians and Hispanics and directed the Department's extensive involvement in the psychological aftermath of September 11th, including outreach efforts to victims, families, children, rescue workers and other at risk populations.
Dr. Trujillo is the recipient of many research and service grants designed to:
Some of this research (through New York State's Outpatient Commitment Pilot Program) has also contributed to the development of statewide policies providing optimum community care for seriously ill psychiatric patients. Dr. Trujillo's efforts at Bellevue Hospital to enhance the cultural competence of the program and to address culturally mediated health disparities are numerous. Currently, Bellevue Hospital operates an array of culturally systemic inpatient and outpatient programs for Hispanics and Asians. Educationally, the Department is also participating in the development of policy for public mental health initiatives such as developing Multicultural Centers of Excellence, prevention of Latino suicide and others. Most recently, Dr. Trujillo has developed the New York University's Fellowship in Public Psychiatry and is developing other academic programs in Public and Global Psychiatry.
Hon. Sylvia Ssinabulya
Hon. Sylvia Ssinabulya is a member of Ugandan Parliament, and is the Publicity Secretary of the Parliamentary Forum on Population, Food, Security and Development, as well as a founding member of the network of African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians and coordinator of the Network's activities for central Uganda. Previously, Ms. Ssinabulya was a member of Mubende District Local Government in Uganda, serving as the Secretary of Education and Chairperson of the Mubende Non Formal Education Project. Ms. Ssinabulya received a Bachelor of Education from Makerere University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Uganda Management Institute and a Masters in Public Health Leadership from Uganda Christian University. She has also received Certificates of Trainer of trainers for Women leaders by the Active Learning Centre/Glasgow Caledonia University and in Gender Budgeting by GTZ Nairobi Kenya. Ms. Ssinabulya's advocacy work focuses on the promotion of women's sexual and reproductive health rights both in Parliament and with a number of national and international organizations. In addition to lobbying for increased government funding for maternal health programs in Uganda, she has participated and made contributions in several international and African regional conferences on reproductive health, specifically those aimed at reducing maternal mortality in developing countries. Recently, Ms. Ssinabulya has been involved in researching and reviewing health providers practices in the provision of maternal healthcare services to adolescent mothers in Mityana District, Uganda.
Mr. Kaprielian immigrated to the United States in 1971 where he pursued a career in the jewelry industry. Starting as a diamond setter, Mr. Kaprielian worked his way up to become a successful entrepreneur, with interests in businesses worldwide. These include Franck Muller USA, a lucrative watch business, an Icelandic horse breeding farm in Iceland, Kaprielian Enterprises, a jewelry manufacturing business in New York, Artsakhbank in Armenia, and numerous real estate developments. Mr. Kaprielian is also engaged in various philanthropic organizations including the Hovnanian School and Armenia Fund in New York, as well as countless charities in Armenia.
Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa
Throughout her university studies and thereafter, Ms. Nankabirwa has been a champion for women’s issues in Uganda. Among numerous positions in this capacity, she served as Chairperson of the District Women’s Council , District Delegate to the National Women’s Council and Member of the Forum for Women In Democracy. Ms. Nankabirwa served as representative for Kiboga District in the Constituent Assembly and, since 1996 to date, has held that distinguished seat in Parliament. Ms. Nankabirwa is also the current Minister of State for Microfinance.
A native Ugandan, Ms. Nankabirwa received her Bachelors Degree, as well as a Masters Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, from Makerere University.