Associate Professor, Des Moins university, USA
MBBS, MD, Certified in Geriatrics
Dr. Shah is the Associate Dean of Global Health at Des Moines University. Dr. Shah has been instrumental in establishing the city of Des Moines as a member of the World Health Organization’s network of age friendly cities. He is the founding attending physician for Des Moines University’s Memory Clinic. Dr. Shahhas led the creation of two consortiums; the Heartland Global Health Consortium (HGHC) and the Heartland Climate and Health Consortium (HCHC). The HGHC is a collaboration of Iowa educational institutions that are leaders in promoting opportunities to inspire and equip students to become leaders in global public health. The HCHC works toward educating Iowans on the effect of climate change on nutrition and human health. Dr. Shah has been invited to speak at the White House task force on climate change and be a part of the first ever World Health Organization conference in Geneva on climate and health.