Uts Pierre Joins Medicines for Humanity

Uts Pierre has joined Medicines for Humanity (MFH) as Program Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean. In this role, he will manage all maternal and child health projects and staff in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. “Uts will be a wonderful addition to the MFH staff. His medical training and experience will add important expertise when guiding the critical health services we provide to vulnerable populations,” remarked MFH Program Director Kenneth Muko. He added, “His background in psychosocial services and patient care will be extremely valuable for populations experiencing adverse situations that impact on their psychosocial well-being.”

“I am very motivated to join Medicines for Humanity and have an opportunity to give back to my native Haiti,” explained Uts. “There is great need there as well as in the bateyes of the Dominican Republic. I am proud to be able to make a difference to those who need our help.”

Uts most recently was an HIV Medical Case Manager for Action Wellness, a social services agency in Philadelphia that provides holistic and trauma-informed health, prevention and supportive services. Prior to that he worked as a physician for Partners in Health in Mirebalais, Haiti, providing mental health and psychosocial services to patients. Uts earned a Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Quisqueya, a Master of Science with a concentration in Health Organization and Social Protection from Paris Nanterre University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of Haiti. He has also taught nursing at the college level. Uts is fluent in his native Creole, French, and English, and is proficient in Spanish. He is currently based in the U.S. and lives in Philadelphia.

If you would like to contact Uts, you may do so at upierre@medicinesforhumanity.org

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