Junior Bazile

About

Junior  Bazile
Member since:
12 Oct, 2010

Bio

Junior Bazile, a native of Haiti, is a physician practicing infectious disease medicine and Public Health. His professional career has been motivated by a strong sense of responsibility to use his knowledge, skills and experience in the service of others. He went to Medical School in his home country and after med school, Dr Bazile has worked with Partners in Health (PIH)/Zanmi Lasante (ZL) in Haiti for 5 years as Medical Director and HIV/AIDS/TB/STI Program Manager in the clinic of Boucan Carre in the Central Plateau of Haiti. In 2005 he earned a “Diplome d’Universite” degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Victor Segalen in Bordeaux, France and obtained a Fulbright scholarship in 2007 to pursue a Master’s of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he graduated in 2009. From 2007 to 2010 he also obtained a Fellowship in Global Health Delivery under a collaboration between Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA and the Ministry of Health and Population in Haiti. Over the summer of 2008, for his internship in Public Health, he implemented a hand washing with soap project in a very poor village in Iquitos, Peru with a group of students and professors from UAB. He Worked in Burundi for over one year from 2009 to 2010 with Village Health Works (PIH supported project) as Clinical Director and from December 2010 to July 2014 he has worked with the PIH’s sister organization, Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU) team in Malawi as the Clinical Director and Community Health Director. While in Malawi, he also worked in Mexico as a consultant in Community Health for the PIH team there. He currently lives in New York, USA with his wife Linda. He’s a consultant in Health Systems and Institutional Capacity Development for the organization The Bassiouni Group. He’s also a singer, songwriter, poet, keyboardist and guitarist using his musical skills to write, play and sing in order to educate others and fight stigmatization and discrimination that associated with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and other ailments that affect mostly the poorest of the poor. He released, in December 2014, his first album of songs, which has a health education, prevention and social awareness focus on Haiti.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Physician

Organization(s)

  • GHDonline

Work Location(s)

  • United States

Population(s) Served

  • Rural

Language(s)

  • English
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish