The founders were drawn together by the promise of Nyes to translate conversations into solutions. All are experienced in leadership, health and politics providing a synergistic platform of communal expertise.

 
 
 

Our Consultants & Collaborators enjoy a rich network across more than ten countries world wide. Each bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to Nyes Institute that help shape better health outcomes. Click here to see a few of their profiles.

 
 
 

Sam Vaillancourt

Sam Vaillancourt

MD, MPH
Sam is a Canadian trained emergency physician. He completed his Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2012 and is currently working on a number of health care reform projects in Canada. His research interests extend to global Emergency Medicine training in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Rwanda.
Rosemary Wyber

Rosemary Wyber

MBChB, MPH
Rosemary is a New Zealand trained physician with clinical experience in the developing island nation of Samoa. She completed her Master of Public Health as a Fulbright Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2012 and is currently undertaking Rural General Practice training with advanced skills in public health. Rosemary is currently working with the RhEACH initiative for global control of rheumatic heart disease.
Will Perry

Will Perry

BSc, MBChB, MPH
Will is a New Zealand based surgical trainee and an external consultant to the World Health Organization in Geneva. In 2011 he undertook a Master of Public Health as a Fulbright Fellow at Harvard University. His work has explored the development and implementation of checklists, the intersection between public health and surgery, and people and their interactions within health systems.
John Zorbas

John Zorbas

BMedSci(Hons), MBBS
John is an Australian trained physician with interests in critical care, medical technology and clinical redesign. He commences intensive care training in 2013 and is currently involved in a number of IT reform projects.  John curates and maintains the health blog Achilles' Heal, and serves as a clinical lead for the Australian National eHealth Transition Authority.
Tyler Johnston

Tyler Johnston

MD, MPH, MPA
Tyler is a senior emergency medicine trainee with a passion for health systems and health policy. He has provided consultancy to the Public Health Agency of Canada and undertaken work with the Canadian Medical Association and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada. Tyler’s current interests include innovative models for human resources for health and the intersection of acute care medicine and public health programs.
Predrag Stojicic

Predrag Stojicic

MD, MPH
Predrag is from Belgrade, Serbia, where he leads a movement enabling physicians to become change agents to address key issues within the Serbian Health system. Before graduating from the Harvard School of Public Health he worked as the executive director of Youth of JAZAS (a Serbian NGO fighting HIV/AIDS) and as a consultant to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia. Predrag is currently a trainer and coach for various actors in US health care system.
Carl Manlan

Carl Manlan

BComm, DipMn, MPP
Carl is a project manager who has lived, worked and studied in Abidjan, Harare, Cape Town, Geneva, Kinshasa and Cambridge, MA. He is committed to the transformation of Africa in the areas of health, infrastructure, private sector, regional and African integration. He is a graduate from Harvard University with work experience with the World Health Organization, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and the United Nations Development Programme.
Priya Mannava

Priya Mannava

BSc, MSc
Priya has five years of experience working in HIV prevention, health systems, and maternal and child health. She has worked in technical roles (data analysis, writing of reports and papers, technical support for studies and interventions), and has also experienced in project management. She is currently working as a consultant with UNAIDS in Hanoi where she is helping the transition of donor-funded HIV/AIDS initiatives to government programs.
Temitope Folaranmi

Temitope Folaranmi

MBChB, MPH, MPP
Temi earned his medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University and holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. He was selected as a Sauvé Scholar at McGill University Montreal, Canada in 2010 and has worked as a consultant  in the Nigerian health and development sectors and is on the management team of Strategic Research and Management Insight - a start-up health research and data analytic company in Lagos, Nigeria. Dr Folaranmi has just finished a Masters of Public Policy degree at University of Oxford as a Blavatnik/BP Scholar.
Kevin Wang
BA
Kevin is the Nyes Institute 2013 Junior Collaborator. He is a public health student in the United States with an interest in patient centered outcomes, patient safety, and quality of care. As a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University, he completed projects on residency work hour limitations at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Safe Childbirth Checklist, patient safety in primary care, and patient safety initiative evaluations at the World Health Organization.
Zarif Jabbar-Lopez

Zarif Jabbar-Lopez

MA, MSci, MBBS, MPH
Zarif is a British academic dermatology trainee with an interest in pharmacoepidemiology. He has experience of clinical guideline development with the UK's National Institute of Health and Care excellent (NICE). He has completed a Master of Public Health degree in quantitative methods at the Harvard School of Public Health. As an National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Fellow his current research activities are based around the safety and effectiveness of systemic treatments for psoriasis.