07/13/17  •  Des Moines

They made me Maasai

Dr. Yogesh Shah, who grew up in India and works in Iowa, likes to say that he has a gene that predisposes him to seek adventure and travel. That led him all the way to remote Tanzania, Africa, and into the heart of a Maasai village.

From the event: Tales from the Road

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Yogesh Shah

Dr. Yogesh Shah is the founding director of palliative care at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines. He’s also co-chair for the Community Health Improvement Committee of the Healthiest State Initiative. The geriatrician previously was the founding associate dean of global health at Des Moines University. He received his doctor in medicine from Bombay University in India and completed his residency and geriatric fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He also earned a master of public health (MPH) from Des Moines University.

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