• Our Team

  • GHI staff members are supported by numerous hardworking volunteers and trusted advisors.

  • Paula EnriettoDr. Paula Enrietto serves in a volunteer role as Coordinator of Research and Academic Affairs for Global Health Initiatives. Paula received her doctorate in Molecular Virology from the University of Colorado Denver. She taught and conducted research in oncology at Stony Brook University in New York. Through this work and other volunteer opportunities, Paula discovered a passion for helping improve the health and well-being of those in resource limited settings. This passion led her to become part of the Global Health Initiatives team. She has served in Rwanda, Nepal and Peru working with teams to provide educational programs focused on club foot treatment and maternal child health.
    Greg HodgsonGreg Hodgson has over 30 years of experience in international operations and business. He holds a master's degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and has background in both international project management and journalism. Prior to his position with Centura Health, Greg spent nearly 20 years working with Adventist World Radio, living in both Italy and Germany. He has extensive experience working throughout the developing world and speaks five languages. He is married with three children and resides in Boulder, CO.
    Kim Kennedy

    Kim Kennedy went on her first Global Health Initiatives trip over 10 years ago while her family lived in Iquitos, Peru for the summer. Since then she’s been a frequent Nepal and Peru volunteer and financial supporter of GHI. As a Development Officer for GHI, Kim’s personal goal is to ignite passionate giving in others by connecting generous hearts to transform lives. Kim is married to Dave Kennedy, minister of Newday Christian, a Seventh Day Adventist Church in Parker, Colorado. They have two sons who were born and raised in Colorado.

    Lynda Kithil

    Lynda has been a volunteer with GHI for more than 7 years. Previously, she has served in the Operating Room in all roles, from new grad to department lead. Volunteerism runs deep in her veins as she has served her church and community in various leadership roles. Lynda is passionate about caring for those who need it most, where the availability to surgical care is minimal to non-existent in the developing world setting. She enjoys her family and friends, travel, bird watching, cooking and gardening. She is married, has one daughter and calls Louisville, Colorado home.

    David WatsonDavid Watson, MD, FACOG, is serving as the Chief Medical Officer of Global Health Initiatives (GHI) of Centura Health. David Watson, MD, has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of Centura Health Physician Group. He has performed in this role from 2010-2016, and had been an employed physician with CHPG since its inception. His Centura Health leadership roles have also included Chief of Staff of St. Anthony Hospitals, and Perinatal Services Medical Director.  His leadership has also spanned over system transformation, medical staff development, quality, safety, risk, peer review and credentialing.

    His passion is developing systems of care across Integrated Delivery Networks that result in exceptional outcomes, satisfaction, convenience and efficiencies to all patients, providers and health systems. He has led the adoption of patient centered medical home principles across the multispecialty group resulting in NCQA level III, PCMH recognition in 33 practices to date.    

    He has practiced as a busy OB/GYN in Denver since 1989. Dr. Watson received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, his Doctorate of Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, and received his OB/GYN Residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

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