Amy G. Lehman, MD, MBA
Dr. Amy G. Lehman is the founder of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic. The LTFHC is an international organization whose mission is to address the problem of health care access for millions of people who live in the isolated, but strategically critical Lake Tanganyika Basin/Great Lakes region of Central Africa.
The Lake Tanganyika Basin is not only Africa’s largest source of fresh water, but is home to enormous mineral resources vital to next generation technologies, newly discovered fossil fuels, and hundreds of endangered and unique biodiversity. Dr. Lehman and the LTFHC have thus become recognized and sought after as key experts, advisers and partners to actors as diverse as regional governments and local tribes, through to donor governments, philanthropists, non-profit organizations and multi-national corporations increasingly coming to understand the magnitude of importance of the Lake Tanganyika Basin across health, energy, environment and economic development disciplines.
Dr. Lehman graduated with honors in English, Spanish, and the Social Sciences from Choate Rosemary Hall. She trained in general surgery at, and additionally received both an MD and MBA, from the University of Chicago. Dr. Lehman was a Senior Fellow with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics for two years, has been honored by Newsweek as one of “150 Women Who Shake the World,” presents regularly at leadership conferences such as GE Leading and Learning, TED, and is most proud to be the mother of Max, her favorite person of all time.