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Elizabeth (Libby) Schaefer, MD, MPH

Dr. Libby Schaefer is a primary care physician in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco. After attending Harvard Medical School, Libby completed a four year residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital, along with an Internship in Family Medicine at UCSF, Santa Rosa. She received her MPH in global health from the Harvard School of Public Health and worked as an Attending Physician at Brigham and Women’s within the Departments of General Internal Medicine and Global Health. Previously, Libby worked with Partners In Health in Rwanda as both a medical student and resident and with PIH in Haiti as a resident. She has also worked with the Himalayan Health Exchange in Northern India, in The Gambia, West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer, and within inpatient medicine and pediatrics in La Paz, Bolivia, and Beijing. Libby is delighted to be supporting Bulamu’s mission of improving healthcare for the poor in Africa and continuing to build on her experience in Global Health.