Amir Adolphe Edward, DrHA, MBA, MSHA, MS, FACHE, CHIE, PAHM, CFAAMA
Amir is a retired Colonel with full honors from the United States Air Force Medical Service Corp and a disabled Veteran of the United States. Most recently, Amir served UCSD as Chief Executive Officer for El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), an affiliate of the University of California San Diego Health Care Network.
Dr. Edward previously served as Market CEO for Kindred in Denver/Aurora, and has also held senior leadership roles at hospitals across the U.S. and abroad, focusing on attracting new patients and increasing specialty services. Before that, Dr. Edward held many executive leadership positions in health care for the U.S. Air Force for over 22 years, including Chief of Medical Operations for Pacific Forces, Chief of Staff at Bethesda Military Medical Center Joint Forces, and Commanded a Medical Hospital in Portugal and many other senior advisor roles. Dr Edward was the Acting Health Attaché to the US Ambassador in Iraq and Senior Advisor to the Surgeon General of Iraq.
He holds a Doctorate in Healthcare Administration and Leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina, a master’s of strategy and international relations from Air University WAR College (U.S. Air Force), an MSHA in healthcare administration from Trinity University, an MBA from Florida, and an MS from Villanova in Healthcare Project Management as well as a BS in biological studies from Wichita State University. He is a Fellow of the American College of HealthCare Executives, diplomate of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA), and is a Certified HealthCare Insurance Executive. He served on many boards, including the Hospital Quality Institute, The Hospital Association/Society of San Diego and Imperial County, the Imperial County Local Health Authority as a health commissioner and Chairman, and many more board positions. Dr Edward brings to our organization 30 years of experience in healthcare in many dimensions, including strategy, operations, and synergies earned by working at public/private healthcare systems nationally and internationally.
James B. McCarthy, MBA, JD
Jim has worked on behalf of most of the major private and public healthcare systems in the United States with projects ranging from establishing multi-hospital networks to developing physician-hospital joint ventures and surgery centers in both the US and overseas. Jim addresses legal, organizational structure and financial issues for AIHG Clients and strategic partners. He has also worked extensively in the field of telehealth services through his association with CareSpan USA, Inc. and CareSpan International, Inc.
Mr. McCarthy received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law, and his M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
Jacquie Martin has over 35 years’ experience in domestic and international healthcare environments. Ms. Martin brings an extensive background in critical care, emergency care, and nursing management. Her clinical experiences include leadership positions in Critical Care and Disaster Preparedness and served as an instructor at Harvard Medical School. Ms. Martin served as the Vice President of Clinical Services for a US-based international healthcare management company and provided clinical leadership to international clients in the Caribbean, Egypt, Saudi Arabia. Jacquie also provided clinical expertise in a variety of healthcare consulting engagements in MENA, Turkey, and south Asia.
Md. Shohrab Hossain, MBA, MA – International Project Coordinator, South Asia Region
Mr. Md. Shohrab Hossain (Shohrab) brings more than twenty-seven years of senior executive experience in international, multi-national and national companies to his role as Project Coordinator for the South Asia region. He has served as a core member of the Commissioning Team for the launching of two international standard corporate hospitals. Shohrab excels in the development of the operational teams used by AIHG in launching hospitals and other components of contemporary international-standard healthcare delivery systems. This experience has equipped him to be a primary decision-maker in all phases of Project Management, from initial conceptualization to post-launch initial accreditation.
Shohrab obtained his MBA (HRM) degree in Canada and a MA (Social Science) degree in Bangladesh from the University of Dhaka. Shohrab is also a graduate of the Human Resources Management/ Project Management sponsored by Harvard University and Care International.
In addition to his role as an AIHG Associate, Shorab is the Managing Director of the Phoenix Global Academy-Bangladesh and a Founding Director of Phoenix Global Academy-USA, Founding Director of Superior Healthcare Ltd. and Institute of Knowledge and Resources.
Dr. Ahmed Mostafa -- Project Coordinator, Egypt and MENA Region
In addition to being an ENT surgeon, graduated in 1979 from Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University – Cairo – Egypt, Dr. Mostafa has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare marketing and sales, including Beckman Instruments, Philips Analytical, and B. Braun.
Dr. Mostafa is one of the most highly regarded hospital marketing professionals in Egypt and in the MENA region. Starting at Dar al Fouad Hospital in 6th October city, his 24 years of healthcare marketing experiences include Magrabi Eye Hospitals and Centers, where he served as the national sales manager for 5 hospitals. He’s also served as the Business Development Manager of As-Salam International Hospital and as the Marketing Director of Arab Contractors Medical Center. His consulting clients include Magrabi Eye Hospitals and Centers and the Memorial Souad Kafafi Medical Center. Ahmed has also served as the business and local representative a number of international healthcare companies, and is a graduate of a number of business-related studies and training programs in many educational institutions, including American University in Cairo (AUC).
Dr. Mostafa serves as AIHG’s representative in Egypt and the MENA region.