Ellen EisemanEllen Eiseman is a global health professional with almost 40 years of experience in international health. She has worked on improving the quality of healthcare services in the public and private sectors in more than 20 countries, focusing on capacity building and training, management and leadership, and organization development. Previously, Ms. Eiseman was chief of party on the Mozambique FORTE Saúde project. Before joining Chemonics, she worked with Pathfinder International, EngenderHealth, Management Sciences for Health, and American Medical International in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. Currently Ms. Eiseman is co-chair for the SID/W International Health and Nutrition Workgroup. She holds a master’s degree in organization development from American University/NTL, an M.P.H. in health education from the University of California Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree in Hispanic civilizations from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Kartlos KankadzeDr. Kartlos Kankadze has 19 years of experience in health program management and clinical practice in tuberculosis, HIV, infectious diseases, and reproductive health in Eastern Europe. Dr. Kankadze currently serves as chief of party of the Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project. Previously, as chief of party for the USAID Healthy Women in Georgia program, Dr. Kankadze piloted and scaled up a Supportive Supervision Program in three regions of Georgia, improving the quality of services among a regional network of health facilities. As head of the Division of Medical Technologies with the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs in Georgia, Dr. Kankadze led donor coordination and management to achieve improved TB services. Additionally, Dr. Kankadze worked to initiate the National Tuberculosis Program in Georgia. Dr. Kankadze holds an M.D. and Ph.D. from Tbilisi State Medical University and an M.P.H. from the State University of New York.