Leadership

Global Health Fellowship
Justin Yax, DO, DTMH
Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Department of Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Dr. Justin Yax is ABIM certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Emergency Medicine. He holds a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Royal College of Physicians, London. He has worked in the field of global health since 1999 and participated in Emergency Response and development projects in Ecuador, Sri Lanka, Honduras, Haiti, and in Kenya. His areas of research have included enteric parasites growth effects on children and malaria resistance polymorphisms.

John Sheele MD, MPH

John Sheele MD, MPH
Associate Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Associate Fellowship Director for Research
Director, Division of Emergency Medicine Research
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

John Sheele, MD, MPH is board certified in Emergency Medicine and fellowship trained in international emergency medicine from Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Master’s degree is in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology with graduate certificate in vaccine science and policy. Research interests involve tropical infectious diseases and global public health and have included projects on Schistosoma haematobium, cholera, HIV, bed bugs, and the prevention of tick-borne illness. Recent clinical responsibilities in Ecuador, India, Guyana, Haiti, and Kenya.