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Associate Director, Africa Focus

Justin Myers, DO, MPH, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Division of Global Health and Emergency Care at the University of North Carolina. He trained in Emergency Medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University and completed a Global Health Fellowship and an MPH degree from the University of North Carolina.

He has worked alongside medical students and resident physicians in Venezuela, El Salvador and Kenya, providing direct clinical care, conducting research and implementing emergency care strengthening programs.

While living in Kenya with his family, Dr. Myers partnered with other US institutions on collaborative development projects based at Kenyatta National Hospital. His research encompasses the burden of disease, triage and ultrasound development, youth violence and the public health determinants of acute illness in the East/South Africa regions.

He is currently the Director of the Global Health and Leadership Fellowship (GHLP) in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Within the UNC School of Medicine, Dr. Myers serves as an Associate Director of the Office of Global Health Education. He is the course instructor for ERMD 414,415 and 409, which are medical student international electives focusing on Acute or Emergency care.