Amanda is one of the founding members of Tiba/Matibabu Foundation. She completed college and medical school at Columbia College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons respectively. After finishing her Pediatric Residency at Columbia University Children’s Hospital of New York, Amanda moved out to San Francisco and joined Kaiser Hayward in 2001, presently as a Senior Physician in the Department of Pediatrics. She has a special interest in global health and medical education. Amanda is a (volunteer) Clinical Professor at UCSF and Site Director for the UCSF 3rd Year Medical Student Pediatric Core Clinical Rotation. She is also Co-Director in the development and launch of the Kaiser Regional TPMG Global Health Program. As one of the most active medical volunteers in Tiba’s community, Amanda has made yearly working trips to Kenya and Rwanda since 2004 to take care of children. She has worked diligently with our local partner in Kenya, Dan Ogola, to spearhead a deworming project that has helped to significantly increase primary school graduation rates. Amanda’s deep generosity in every form underscores her commitment to the communities we serve in Africa.

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