Lily Bloom Muldoon is committed to improving the health of rural island communities. She is an emergency medicine physician with the University of California San Francisco emergency medicine residency. Beginning in April 2013, Lily collaborated with OHR-EK to design and implement the Health Navigator program and lived on Mfangano Island for 3 months in 2014 to carry out a regional resource assessment and to successfully launch the program.
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 Harvard University in May of 2014.
Lily is an avid soccer player and competes in triathlons, ultra-marathons and extreme obstacle challenges. Lily participated in the first ever running race that took place around Mfangano Island!