Jun 01, 2018
Andrew Dykens
Senegal Rotary Project

Thank you Phil for all of your international work! Let's learn more about our Senegal connection.

Andrew Dykens, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Director of Health Systems at the UIC Center for Global Health. Andrew chairs the CUGH Capacity Building Subcommittee. He is a NIH Fogarty International Research Scientist Career Development Award (K01) recipient through which he studies the implementation of sustainable cervical cancer screening programs at the regional level in rural Senegal. He actively collaborates with the Senegal National Ministry for Health and Social Affairs, the Institute of Health and Development at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, the Senegal National Cancer Institute, Peace Corps Senegal, and Rotary. Andrew is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania 1997-99) and a Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Chicago. He is the founder of Peace Care, a 501(C)3 nonprofit and a co-founder of World Health Run, 501(C)3.