Ross Donaldson


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08 Jun, 2011


Ross Donaldson, MD, MPH, CTropMed, FACEP is the global head of International Medical Corps' emergency and disaster care development programming, as well as a UCLA medical and public health professor. Featured on CNN, BBC, NPR, and other media outlets, Dr. Donaldson is the critically acclaimed author of The Lassa Ward, a memoir about international aid work. He specializes in the development of emergency care systems in low- and middle-income countries, and has worked in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Director (Site, Program, Project)


  • David Geffen School of Medicine - UCLA
  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • International Medical Corps
  • University of California Los Angeles - UCLA

Work Location(s)

  • Iraq


  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Spanish