John Hehre brings more than 25 years of experience in senior level management positions in various industrial industries and has significant experience in manufacturing, engineering and management information systems. He has an MBA from Harvard University and currently works for Northern Metal Fab, Inc., a large format metal fabrication company. John is a founding board member of The Upper Mississippi Academy, a Minneapolis charter school.
Dr. Peter Melchert is the medical director of MSI and an internal medicine and pediatric hospitalist in Minneapolis, MN. He is a director of the Global Health Course at the University of Minnesota and has been the medical director of three international health nonprofits. He is active as a medical educator and assistant clinical professor in both the departments of internal medicine and pediatrics at the U of M. He has 15 years of experience leading surgical training missions to low- and middle- income countries.
Christine Hehre Tierney is MSI’s Treasurer and Corporate Secretary. She brings marketing and digital strategy expertise to the organization, and is responsible for the website.
Dr. Priyanka Gupta is a female pelvic surgeon and assistant professor at the University of Michigan. She is the project director of MSI’s Obstetric Fistula Video Simulation Trainer.