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meet us @ unDavos - 15-19 Jan



Vice President of Global Health

Eric Cioe Pena



Eric Cioe Pena
Eric Cioè-Peña MD MPH is the founder and current Vice President of the Center for Global Health of Northwell Health and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He is an associate professor of Emergency Medicine. He is also the ACEP lead ambassador to El Salvador. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Emergency Medicine Residency program and the Columbia University International Emergency Medicine Fellowship. He has worked extensively in Ecuador, Guyana, India, Botswana, Dominican Republic, and El Salvador on health systems development projects, trauma care and humanitarian assistance. He has a Masters in Public Health and Humanitarian Assistance from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and received his doctorate of medicine with concentration in Global Health from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Cioè Peña is leading the global initiatives at Northwell and Hofstra with specific focus in stakeholder-led projects centered on access to global mental health, global surgery, utilization of technology to close health-equity gaps globally as well as to mitigate the effects of climate change on global health. Dr. Cioè Peña was redeployed in 2020 and 2021 with Northwell at a 108-bed COVID alternate care facility in conjunction with the State of New York as the Medical Director where he directed the care of over 1,000 COVID patients. Dr. Cioè Peña is the past president of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and is also the past president of the Global Emergency Medicine fellowship consortium. He served on the Public Health and Injury Prevention committee and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has met and been recognized for his work in Global Health by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados, Minister of Health Frank Anthony in Guyana and most recently President Zelenskyy of Ukraine

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