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Ray Martin

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Since 2000, Ray Martin has served as the executive director of Christian Connections for International Health, a large network of organizations and individuals working in global health. His 48 years as an international development and public health specialist includes 25 years with USAID as chief of the Health, Population, and Nutrition offices in Zaire, Pakistan, and Cameroon, plus tours in Ghana and Morocco, followed by several years as a public health specialist on Africa programs at the World Bank. He is active in professional associations, and was selected for the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association. His career began as a Mennonite volunteer in community development in Somalia and in refugee development in Tanzania. Martin received his B.A. in economics from Goshen College, completed coursework for an MA in economics from Vanderbilt University, and received an MPH from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.