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AIDE is a market leader in the delivery of world-class “high-value health care” – providing premium quality, integrated, patient-centered, cost-effective and sustainable health care services to the communities we serve.

We employ clinical, operational and financial best practices at every level of the continuum of care. This strategy yields the best clinical outcomes, using medical interventions appropriately and creates an economically viable and sustainable approach to health care delivery.

Our highly skilled Management and Operations team is supported by an experienced Advisory Board who provide an exceptional level of experience in healthcare, public service and corporate governance.

Skilled Management & Operating Team

Chidi Achebe
Chidi Achebe, MD, MPH, MBA
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Physician executive with twenty years of healthcare experience. Completed undergraduate studies at Bard College. Holds an MPH from the M.T. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. An M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School and an MBA from Yale University's School of Management.

Dr. Achebe also serves as Medical consultant; Clean water for kids - an NGO that brings fresh water to under served communities in Liberia; and Adviser for Tesfa Health, Bahirdar, Ethiopia. In 2012 he was awarded  Dartmouth College’s Martin Luther King Social Justice Award - ongoing category.

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Maureen Okam
President, AIDE Healthcare International

Assistant Director, Harvard University’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital Outpatient Infusion Center. Also Clinical Director, Non-Malignant Hematology Clinic. Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital Sickle Cell Program and Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Triple-board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine. Alumnus of University of Port Harcourt Medical School and the M.T. Chan Harvard School of Public Health.

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Ibe Mbanu, MD, MPH, MBA
President and Chief Operating Officer

Board member of the Medical Society of Virginia. Dual-board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine. Alumnus of the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Harvard University School of Public Health and Yale University’s School of Management.

Patricia Wodi
Patricia Wodi
Senior Vice President, Physician/Clinician Group

Dual-board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious diseases. Alumnus of University of Port- Harcourt and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Kevin Sullivan
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Accounting and finance executive with twenty years of healthcare finance experience with an $85 million medical equipment manufacturer in Boston. Kevin holds an undergraduate degree and an MBA in Finance from Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Thomas Laryea
Dr. Thomas Laryea, Esq.
Senior Legal Advisor

Dr. Thomas Laryea, Esq. is an international lawyer, with a speciality in representing African governments and investors in Africa. He is a partner at Cooke Robotham, which is a minority-owned boutique law firm based in Washington DC and which is focused on Africa and the African diaspora business and government sectors.

Joseph Onyeizu
Joseph Onyeizu
Executive Vice President, Operations

Joseph is the founder of the USA African Diaspora Business Initiative Forum, with a mandate to enhance the availability of viable market access strategies for foreign direct Investment in African Markets. Joseph holds an MBA from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business, an M.S in Advanced Biotechnology and a B.S. in Biotechnology/Applied Molecular Sciences from Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia PA. He is the ex-president of Ikemba Organization USA.

Supported by an Experienced Advisory Board

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Philip W. Johnston
President & CEO, Johnston Associates

President and Founder of the successful communications and public affairs consulting firm, Johnston Associates, LLC. Phil has more than 30 years of experience in the public sector.  Previously served as the New England Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President Clinton.

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Joseph Lynch
Senior Business Advisor

Joseph Lynch was Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria (1998-2003). He was Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy Washington DC from 1989-1993. He is Chairman of the Ireland Saudi Arabia Business Council which he established five years ago. He is also a member of the Council of the Royal Dublin  Society(RDS), where he is Chairman of the Committee of Arts. He is a weekly volunteer on the helpline of Aware, a charitable organisation which battles depression and anxiety. The French Government decorated him in 1999 with the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite National for his services to French culture.

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Howard Forman, MD, MBA
Professor, Yale University

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Economics, and Public Health; Director of the M.D. /M.B.A. Program; Director of Healthcare Curriculum, M.B.A. for Executives Program. Practicing emergency/trauma radiologist actively involved in patient care and issues related to financial administration, healthcare compliance, and contracting. Previously worked in the U.S. Senate, as a health policy fellow, on Medicare legislation.

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Lisa V. Adams, MD
Associate Dean, Dartmouth Medical School

Associate Dean for Global Health and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Also the Director of Geisel’s newly established Center for Health Equity. In all her roles, she develops and oversees cross-cutting global health programs involving faculty and students.

Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu
Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu
Business and Financial Advisor

Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu is the former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).  Moghalu served as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank for a five-year term that he completed in November 2014. During his tenure he led the implementation of far-reaching reforms to Nigeria’s banking sector as Deputy Governor for Financial Stability.

Moghalu is also a professor who teaches courses on Emerging Africa in the World Economy in the Fletcher School’s Master of International Business (MIB) graduate degree programme, and the Institute for Business in the global context. In addition, Professor Moghalu is the author of four books including the acclaimed Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s ‘Last Frontier’ Can Prosper and Matter (Penguin Books, 2014). He is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sogato Strategies LLC - a global strategy and risk advisory firm with a focus on emerging markets

Sally Ann Lauren
Sally Ann Lauren
Executive in Oil & Energy

A Senior Executive on Global Strategic Initiatives to acquire Power Plants in a Buy-Hold Distressed fund with Industrial Motor Power Corporation (IMP). In 2014 Sally founded I BUY LABS, a new business that acquires used analytical laboratory technology to be refurbished and sold in the secondary markets. Sally holds an MBA in Business, Healthcare and Finance from Yale School of Management, also serving on the Alumni Advisory Council (dean-appointed charter seat) from 2011 to 2014.

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Erica Razook
Legal Officer at the Open Society Justice Initiative

Served previously as a Legal Officer for Anti-Corruption at the Open Society Justice Initiative. Her work centers on achieving legal accountability for corruption related to natural resource exploitation in Africa and Europe. Razook received her JD from Brooklyn Law School and her BS in finance and information systems with honors from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

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Ronald P. McCaffrey, MD
Professor, Harvard Medical School

Director, Clinical Research, Hematology Division at Dana Farber Institute/Brigham and Women’s hospital. Also a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Attended Tufts University School of Medicine, 1964. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology.

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Leslye Obiora, JD
Former Minister of Mines and Steel, Nigeria

Tenured and full Professor of Law at the University of Arizona. Previously served as the Minister of Mines and Steel, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Recipient of several distinguished awards, including fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship at Princeton, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study Center, and the Djerassi Resident Artist Program.