Antonia Eyssallenne, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliation: 
Member At-Large
Program Services & Childhood Health Committee
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Antonia Eyssallenne received an M.D. and Ph.D. in pathology in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY, in 2006 and 2004, respectively. She graduated from the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency program at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami in 2010 as chief resident. Immediately upon graduation, Dr. Eyssallenne was recruited to be the chief medical officer of a 50-bed trauma/critical care hospital in Port au Prince, Haiti, in partnership with the nongovernmental organization Project Medishare (PM); she has since stepped down as its chief medical officer in favor of becoming the organization’s medical education consultant, in order to focus on capacity building through medical education. Dr. Eyssallenne other work in Haiti includes starting a pediatric residency program focused on evidence-based and critical care medicine in 2013 and serving as the director of the Intensive Care Unit for Partners in Health in Mirebalais. She also published a perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine focused on critical care medicine in a resource-poor setting in July 2012.

In 2011, Dr. Eyssallenne was hired as faculty for the internal medicine and pediatrics departments of the University of Miami and was appointed associate program director of the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency program, where she also started and currently directs its Global Health Track. Three years later she received an appointment as adjunct professor in the school of public health at UM teaching global health to MPH candidates. She is currently the Program Director of the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and Capstone advisor for MD/MPH and MPH students at the University of Miami School of Public Health Sciences.

Term expires: January 2019