William Cherniak is passionate about sustainable and equitable global health development and is actively involved in research into maternal and child health, global health education and collaborative international programming.
William Cherniak is a Family and Emergency physician with global public health training. He is the executive director, board chair and a co-founder of Bridge to Health Medical and Dental, a humanitarian organization that partners with local organizations in low resource settings to provide medical/dental care, education and infrastructure. Based on this work, Bill has had research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Academic Medicine, PLOS ONE and given numerous speeches in Europe and North America on global health and development.
Bill is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, a Lecturer at the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, and has consulted for the U.S. Federal Government's Center for Global Health in the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health. He completed a Master in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a concentration in health in crisis and humanitarian assistance, while a Sommer Scholar with a full-scholarship.