Our Team BU



GHESKIO’s team of over 400 medical staff of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians and community health workers provide medical services and psychosocial support for hundreds of thousands of patients annually.

GHESKIO Leadership

Dr. Jean William "BILL" Pape

Dr. Jean William "BILL" Pape

Executive Director, GHESKIO Centers

Dr. Rose Irene Verdier

Dr. Rose Irene Verdier

Chief of Clinics—Regulatory Manager

Dr. Patrice Severe

Dr. Patrice Severe

Site Coordinator

Mme. Christel Boursiquot

Mme. Christel Boursiquot

Head of Human Resources

Dr. Marie-Marcelle Deschamps

Dr. Marie-Marcelle Deschamps

Deputy Director

Dr. Patrice Joseph, MPH

Dr. Patrice Joseph, MPH

Program Coordinator

Dr. Vanessa Rouzier

Dr. Vanessa Rouzier

Chief of Pediatrics


Haitian Ministry of Health and Population

United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

United Nations Fund for Population (UNFP)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Fogarty International Center (FIC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States Agency for International
Development (USAID)

President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

United States Agency for International
Development (USAID)

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Global Fund Against AIDS, Tuberculosis,
and Malaria


Fondation Mérieux

Flora Foundation

Fondation Haïtienne contre les Maladies
Endemiques (FHAME)

Université Quisqueya, Port-au-Prince

Weill Cornell Medical College

Dartmouth Medical School

Florida International University

Partners In Health (Zanmi La Sante)

Institut Haitien de l’Enfance

Mass Design Group

Analysis Group, Inc.

Partners in Health

GHESKIO provides voluntary counseling and HIV testing to over 100,000 patients annually.
GHESKIO is the largest TB center in Haiti which diagnosed approximately 3,000 patients in 2017.
GHESKIO has provided treatment and adolescent-specific services to over 25,000 adolescents.

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A Community Organization

The community knows us for the last 33 years. They know it's their institution.