Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD
Faculty Development Chair
View Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty profile
Dr. Doobay-Persaud graduated from Tufts University in 2002 with a combined major in Biology and Psychology. She then matriculated at Tufts University School of Medicine where she earned her MD as a part of the BA/MD program. She completed a residency in Traditional Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital. During medical school and residency she provided clinical care in medicine and partnered with two NGOs Himalayan Health Exchange on a longitudinal basis and also worked in South Africa as a Yale Johnson and Johnson scholar in an ARV clinic. After completing residency she participated as a physician volunteer at ASRI clinic in Borneo and partnered up with an NGO called Hillside Healthcare International, an NGO providing primary care in rural areas in Belize.
Currently, she is a clinical instructor of medicine at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine in the Division of Hospital medicine. She is the director of the Global Health Hospitalist program that focuses on providing trained faculty to staff Hillside's clinics in Belize. She also works closely with the medical education staff at the Center for Global Health at Northwestern University on pre-departure training projects and has developed an online global health curriculum for staff and student providers. She is currently helping structure the global health curriculum for medical students as well as being on the education committee for students participating in HHCI. She is also the chair of Facuty Development in Global Health providing opportunities for those interested in volunteering abroad as well as connecting faculty and students who are already participating in global health. Along with colleagues from UCSF and University of Chicago she is developing a global health section for the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Doobay-Persaud is the Faculty Development Chair at the Center for Global Health and is also the Director of the Section of Global Health within the Division of Hospital Medicine at Northwestern University.
This page last updated Jul 9, 2012