Berndt Schmit, MD, MBOE
Director, RAD-AID Haiti; RAD-AID Manager of Equipment Implementation
Dr. Berndt Schmit is an emergency radiologist in large private practice based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed two years of emergency medicine training at the University of Arizona. He then completed his diagnostic radiology residency at Mount Auburn Hospital and his musculoskeletal fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 2014, he earned a Master of Business Operation Excellence degree from The Ohio State University. Dr. Schmit joined RAD-AID in 2015 with the formation of the UPMC chapter in Pittsburgh. He has worked on projects in Guyana, Haiti and Nicaragua. He joins the leadership team of RAD-AID as Manager of Equipment Implementation.
Michael Chervonski, MD
Program Manager of Resident Education, RAD-AID Haiti
Dr. Michael Chervonski is a diagnostic radiology resident at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Chervonski earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Southern California. After medical school, he completed three years of general surgery training at the Weill Cornell Medical College before switching into diagnostic radiology, with an eye towards a career in interventional radiology. Dr. Chervonski became involved with RAD-AID Haiti as a first year radiology resident in the Spring of 2017. Since then, as Program Manager of Resident Education for RAD-AID Haiti, Dr. Chervonski now organizes multidisciplinary teams that travel to Port-au-Prince to conduct didactic and hands-on training for the only radiology residency program in the country.
Natasha Monchil, BS, RT(R)
Program Manager of Technologist Education, RAD-AID Haiti
Natasha Monchil is a registered radiologic technologist with 21 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor of science in healthcare management from Clayton State University. She is a clinical educator in interventional pain management for Halyard Health. Natasha joined RAD-AID in 2015, was a RAD-AID ASRT Foundation Community Outreach Fellow to Haiti, has served as an interpreter after the Haitian earthquake, provides radiology education to radiographers and radiology residents at the University Hospital of Haiti, aided in the implementation of Merge efilm at HUEH, and is currently leading an initiative to support radiographer education in Haiti.