Ethiopia

Susan Sotardi, MD, MS

Director, RAD-AID Ethiopia

Dr. Susan Sotardi is currently a clinical fellow in neuroradiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. She holds a Medical Doctorate and Masters in Clinical Research Methods from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She completed radiology residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, where she was elected chief resident. Dr. Sotardi has a long-standing interest in global health, particularly with respect to the delivery of imaging services in economically disadvantaged regions. Throughout medical school, she worked as a clinic session coordinator and a member of the board of directors for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine free clinic in the South Bronx, New York. She has also worked with Child Family Health International pediatric and adolescent program in Bolivia. Her interest in the economics of health care delivery led to her involvement as a committee member with the American College of Radiology commissions on economics and patient-family care. She is deeply honored and excited to be a part of the RAD-AID vision and serve the imaging needs of patients on a global scale.

Andrew Pellew-Nabbs BSc, PgC, AVS

Program Manager, RAD-AID Ethiopia

Andrew Pellew-Nabbs is a vascular sonographer and vascular ultrasound service manager at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. He is currently the Operations Manager of the largest independent vascular ultrasound provider in Europe. He completed undergraduate training at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine where his interest in global health engagement and socioeconomics of healthcare provision in resource-limited countries first started. He began training as a sonographer in 2011. He first became involved with RAD-AID in 2017, and was part of the November 2018 RAD-AID trip to Ethiopia, following which he took up the position of Program Manager for the RAD-AID Ethiopia program. He is looking forward to further supporting the work of RAD-AID and collaborating with volunteers and local partners to build on the vision of the Ethiopia program.

Tatiana Kelil, MD

Associate Program Manager, RAD-AID Ethiopia

Dr. Tatiana Kelil is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of California San Francisco, in the Breast imaging section. After graduating from Chicago Medical School, she completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School followed by a Women’s Imaging fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. She is involved with the UCSF Global Cancer Program and provides radiology education in low and middle-income countries.

Dr. Kelil serves as the Associate Program Manager for RAD-AID Ethiopia and is a founding member of the RAD-AID Chapter at UCSF. Her goal is to reduce global breast cancer mortality by promoting early detection and management of breast cancer. Dr. Kelil is also interested in exploring the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in addressing global health care inequalities and is actively involved in a number of AI-related research projects.