Lily Muldoon is committed to improving the health of rural island communities. She is also an emergency medicine physician in San Francisco working at the only Level One Trauma Center, San Francisco General Hospital.
Beginning in April 2013, Lily collaborated with OHR-EK to design and implement the Health Navigator program and lived on Mfangano Island in 2014 to carry out a regional resource assessment and to launch the program. She joined the OHR Board of Directors in 2015 and transitioned to become Executive Director in July 2019, serving in this role for 2 years.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Lily researched and worked as the Kenya Country Director for ThinkImpact to address health and education inequities in traditionally neglected regions of the world. As part of this experience, she lived on the Kenyan Indian Ocean coast to implement large-scale health and sanitation initiatives, train community health workers and coordinate construction of schools.
To further promote health system improvements, Lily received a Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2014. Lily is a graduate from University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine and completed her Emergency Medicine training also at UCSF.
Lily is an avid soccer player and competes in triathlons, ultra-marathons and extreme obstacle challenges. She also participated in the first ever running race as a fundraiser that took place around Mfangano Island!