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2010 Pediatric AIDS Corps Physicians

 Avni Bhalakia, M.D.

Bhalakia Avni

Dr. Bhalakia is a graduate of the George Washington University, and the George Washington University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, New York. Prior to joining the Pediatric AIDS Corps, she was a member of the faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has completed medical elective rotations in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, and in Lilongwe, Malawi (with BIPAI

Dr. Bhalakia has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Lilongwe, Malawi beginning in July, 2010.

EricDziuban, M.D.

Dzuiban Eric

Dr. Dziuban is a graduate of Western Michigan University, and the Duke University School of Medicine. He trained in pediatrics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He also has completed a one-year fellowship in applied epidemiology with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Dziuban has completed medical electives in Krakow, Poland; Tamale, Ghana; and, Mafraq, Jordan.

Dr. Dziuban has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Mbabane, Swaziland beginning in July, 2010.

David Gordon, M.D., M.P.H.

Gordon David

Dr. Gordon is a graduate of the Dartmouth College, and the University of Vermont medical school, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He trained in pediatrics at the University of California in San Francisco. He also holds an Masters of Public Health degree from Boston University, where he was elected to the Delta Omega Honor Society. Before joining the PAC, Dr. Gordon completed medical elective rotations in Mumbai, India, Maseru, Lesotho (with BIPAI), and Migori, Kenya. He also worked for the United States Peace Corps as a health extension volunteer in 2000-2001 in Turkmenistan.

Dr. Gordon has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Gondar, Ethiopia, beginning in July, 2010.

Nader Kim El-Mallawany, M.D.

 Nader Kim El-Mallawany

Dr. Kim El-Mallawany is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He trained in pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He first joined the Pediatric AIDS Corps in 2006, and spent a year working as a PAC doctor in Lilongwe, Malawi. He returned to the United States in 2007 to undertake fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology/ blood, and marrow transplantation at Columbia University in New York. He speaks English, Spanish, Arabic, and Korean.

Dr. Kim El-Mallawany has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Lilongwe, Malawi beginning in July, 2010.

Maya Maxym, M.D., Ph.D.

Maya Maxym

Dr. Maxym is a graduate of Yale University and the Yale University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital. She also holds a PhD in comparative literature from Emory University in Atlanta. She speaks English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian. 

Dr. Maxym has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Moshi, Tanzania beginning in July, 2010.

Leah Nchama, M.D., M.S.c.

Leah Nchama

Dr. Nchama is a graduate of McGill University and the Washington University School of Medicine in St, Louis, where she also trained in pediatrics. She also holds a Masters of Science degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her father is from Malawian physician. 

Dr. Nchama has accepted an assignment in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Lilongwe, Malawi beginning in July, 2010.