Claire Gahm, MD

Disaster Domain Fellow

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Dr. Claire Gahm attended the Medical School for International Health at Ben Gurion University in Israel where she focused on global pediatric care and disaster response. She then completed her Pediatric residency along with a Chief Resident year at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. During that time, Dr. Gahm was able to travel to Ecuador following an earthquake in 2016 to assist in clinical care and relief efforts. She is currently a Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Global Health Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Children's Hospital in Houston where she continues to engage in pediatric disaster preparedness efforts under the supervision of one of her mentors, Brent Kaziny, as well as the EMSC-EIIC team. During this time. Dr. Gahm has also spent time working in clinical care and education in a Pediatric ward in Malawi. She is working toward a Master in Public Health at the UT-Houston School of Public Health with a focus in community health management in the hopes that it will allow her to bridge pediatric clinical care with community disaster response advocacy.

Area of Interest: Global disaster preparedness