About Us

HealthShare Global was founded by a group of creative, compassionate people who share a vision of the role that health plays in lifting people out of poverty. We are a multidisciplinary team of professionals who have dedicated our careers to identifying the impacts of poverty on an individual’s health and developing innovation strategies towards mitigating those factors and creating better health outcomes for this population. Collectively we have many decades worth of experience in both U.S. and global health care delivery, training, and program development as well as expertise in health care systems design, implementation and financing.

Dr. Arthur Fournier

Dr. Fournier attended Merrimack College and Tufts Medical School. After completing residency training at hospitals affiliated with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 1976, he served as a commissioned officer in the US Public Health Service on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.   Read more

Dr. Joyce Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence grew up in Miami and attended the Miami public schools. After completing medical school she entered the family medicine residency program in Jackson Memorial Hospital. Upon completion of her residency she joined the faculty of the University Of Miami Miller School of Medicine. For over 15 years she has led an innovative school health project which provides comprehensive primary care, nursing care, oral health and mental health to over 12,000 children in Miami public schools.

Dr. Michael Dodard

Michel Dodard, MD, F.A.A.F.P. is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the State University of Haiti in 1974, and after a residency in Family Medicine in Yonkers, N.Y., he completed a fellowship in Urban Family Medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York.    Read more

Dr. Andre Vulcain

Dr. Vulcain joined the faculty Of the University Miami Miller School of Medicine in 1998 specifically to guide the initiation of the first ever family medicine residency program in Haiti. He has spent two weeks out of every month since then in Haiti training first the Haitian faculty there and then successive classes of residents. The program has now trained over 50 family doctors, almost all of whom are practicing in Haiti.

Dr. Larry Pierre

In the early 1980s, Dr. Larry Pierre was one of the first Haitian Americans to recognize the impact of the AIDS epidemic on the Haitian-American community in Miami. He founded The Center for Haitian Studies to fight the stigmatization of his community and to educate The Haitian-American Community on the prevention and treatment of this disease. Since then, he has partnered with The University Miami Miller School of Medicine to bring a broad array of health care services to the people of little Haiti through community-based medical education.

Allison Tyler

Ms. Tyler provides administrative assistance to Healthshare Global.