Tanzania

Munir Ghesani, MD

Director, RAD-AID Tanzania

Munir Ghesani is an assistant professor in radiology at the NYU School of Medicine. He received his MD from Gujarat University. He completed residencies at the KM School of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Jersey City Medical Center, and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Additionally, Dr. Ghesani completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt. He has extensive global health radiology experience in Tanzania at large referral centers and in the regional setting. For more information about RAD-AID Tanzania, please email at [email protected]

Anne-Marie Lugossy, DEC Technologies de radiodiagnostic, BHSc, RT(R)(M)

Associate Program Manager, RAD-AID Tanzania

Anne-Marie received her Radiological Sciences diploma from Cegep de Sainte-Foy, Quebec City, Canada, where she later became an instructor in the Radiological Sciences Technology program as well as being a multimodality technologist in a clinical and hospital setting. She has since received her Bachelor of Health Sciences and Certificate in Disability Management from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is currently working toward obtaining her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Saskatchewan, with a focus on global health, epidemiology, and program planning and implementation. Anne-Marie was a RAD-AID CAMRT Outreach Fellow to Tanzania in 2017 and has since worked with RAD-AID’s Technologist Program before transitioning to the Tanzania Program.

Jessica Shell, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

Associate Program Manager, RAD-AID Tanzania

Jessica Shell is a radiologic technologist registered by the ARRT in General Diagnostics, Computer Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. She has practiced as traveling technologist for several years and continues to work in various areas and clinical settings across the United States. In February of 2018, Jessica traveled to Dar Es Salaam to help support the RAD-AID Tanzania Program’s effort and support for global outreach at Aga Khan Hospital. Jessica has a strong passion and dedication to the field of radiology as well as global support which continues to aid in achieving her goals to support the RAD-AID Tanzania Program team.

Arlene Richardson, MD

Associate Program Manager, RAD-AID Tanzania

Arlene Richardson is a Chicago based radiologist, specializing in musculoskeletal radiology. She received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine followed by radiology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she was elected chief resident. She completed her fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of Chicago. Currently, she is chair of the department of radiology at Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Richardson first participated in the RAD-AID Tanzania program in 2017. She is currently serving in the role of Project Leader, Radiologist Capacity Building and Professional Development with the RAD-AID Tanzania team. Her goals are to help build and expand imaging and nonimaging skills of radiologists at various sites in Tanzania, ensure their continuing professional development and long-term fruitful relationship with their respective institutions.