Global Health Director

Huda Ayas, Ed.D., M.H.S.A., M.B.A.

Scholarly Concentration Director

Dr. Huda Ayas is the founder and Executive Director of the Office of International Medicine Programs; Director of the Global Health Track and Course Director of Interdisciplinary Medicine, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences; and Professorial Lecturer of Global Health, in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University.

As Executive Director of the Office of International Medicine Programs, Dr. Ayas has formed over 80 global strategic partnerships and affiliations and has developed and implemented many international medical educational and training programs. She also founded and directs the Global Health Track. Dr. Ayas is an active proponent of medical education development in Africa. She is part of a team that was just awarded a major grant by PEPFAR and NIH as part of a major U.S. government initiative to build a network of partnerships between African institutions in a dozen countries and U.S. medical schools and universities.

Dr. Ayas received her MHSA, MBA and EdD degrees from The George Washington University. Dr. Ayas’ doctoral dissertation focuses on the impact of intercultural experiential learning on intercultural sensitivity in medical education.