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Rikerdy Frederic

Rikerdy Frederic, MD, OBGYN, is currently the deputy director of the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) Haiti. He previously worked with the PALIHII project in Haiti’s Artibonite Valley territory, where he provided technical assistance to a community-based youth organization working to prevent HIV and AIDS. For seven years, he worked with Hôpital Albert Schweitzer, in Deschapelles, Haiti, where he served as an OBGYN specialist and chief of service and provided quality obstetrical care to high-risk patients. Previously, Dr. Frederic served as the director of the Community Health division at the hospital, supervising a staff of over 300 people. Dr. Frederic’s research interests are in the field of women’s health, and he has published and presented on his research in various venues, including the American Public Health Association. Since receiving his medical degree and OBGYN training, he has completed numerous certificates and diplomas, including an ultrasound and high risk pregnancy fellowship at the Yale-New Haven Hospital in the United States; a diploma in management of reproductive health and diploma of survey data analysis from Université catholoque de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium; and a certificate of quality assurance in the management of primary health care programs in limited resource countries from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, in the United States.

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