Leadership Profiles

Dr. Bob Einterz

Director, AMPATH Consortium

Robert Einterz, MD, is the director of the AMPATH Consortium and director of the Indiana University Center for Global Health. He completed specialty training in internal medicine in 1984 at IndiabobLeadership.pngna University Medical Center and then served for one year as Chief Medical Resident at Wishard Memorial Hospital. Dr. Einterz directed a primary health care program in rural Haiti in 1986-7.

In 1989, he co-founded the partnership between Indiana University and Moi University, Kenya. He served as the interim coordinator of the Department of Medicine at Moi University School of Medicine in 1990-91. Dr. Einterz was the co-director of the NIH-funded Moi Medical Informatics Fellowship and the Principal Investigator of projects funded by the Gates Foundation, the MTCT-Plus Initiative, and the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). These projects have established the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH), a comprehensive system of health care delivery, research and training. AMPATH's primary care and chronic disease management program serves a population of nearly 2 million people in western Kenya, including care for more than 100,000 HIV infected individuals. A practicing general internist, Dr. Einterz directed the Westside Community Health Center in Indianapolis for nearly ten years. Dr. Einterz also works as a hospitalist at Eskenzi Hospital on the campus of Indiana University Medical Center.

Bob and his wife, Lea Anne, live in Zionsville, Indiana, and have six children and one granddaughter.