Audiences are increasingly interested in learning how they can become involved in international medical service. In response, INMED is pleased to provide our Speakers Bureau. Please contact INMED to explore any of these options.
Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH, DIMPH
Nicholas Comninellis is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Community & Family Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and founder of the Institute for International Medicine – for whom he is a full-time volunteer. He served inner city citizens for a year at Shanghai Charity Hospital during the pre-prosperity era, and over two year period initiated a healthcare ministry in the war-besieged city of Huambo, Angola in southern Africa. He also served one-month medical assignments in Honduras, Haiti, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso, Niger and Kunming, China. Dr. Comninellis then worked for six years in the Kansas City public hospital system, before launching INMED in 2003. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, the Saint Louis University School of Public Health, and was a family medicine resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Comninellis also earned a diploma in tropical medicine from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is board certified in both public health and family medicine, and is author of INMED International Medicine & Public Health.
Micah Flint joined INMED in 2004 as a volunteer and then as the CEO in 2005. He served as CEO for four years while the organization grew rapidly. Micah has since served as the Chief Programs Officer and now the Chief Innovations Officer, where he oversees the development of new INMED programs. Micah’s expertise is in disaster management, innovative entrepreneurship, public health leadership, and program evaluation. Micah is married to INMED graduate Jennifer Rathburn, a Pediatric Critical Care Physician. Jen and Micah share their passion for international health service with their two daughters by volunteering at the Baptist Medical Centre as a family.