Michael joined Tiba’s board after serving as a volunteer anesthesiologist on several surgical team trips to Matibabu Hospital. Back home Michael is an anesthesiologist in pediatric dental offices and surgery centers. He started his practice in 1989, having completed his medical degree at the UCLA School of Medicine and his anesthesia residency at the Stanford School of Medicine. In 1999, he completed a business degree at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. With over 30 years of hospital-based experience, he has served in several medical director and department chair positions. Michael has a passion for global health initiatives, having served in multiple surgical camps throughout the world. He has a special fondness for Matibabu as they endeavor to become a high-quality, self-sufficient resource for the health needs of rural Kenya.