Dr. Vijaya Arun Kumar (Co-Medical Director) is the Associate Director of the Global Health Section and IEM Fellowship at Wayne State University (WSU) . After undergoing his residency at Alleghany General hospital he completed an EM clinical research fellowship at Wayne State University and then went on to do a Master in Public Health from the University of Michigan.
Being an assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine he is actively involved in clinical research with a research focus in Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension. His goal is to develop clinical research in India and recently held a Clinical Research workshop at the PACE conference in Guntur, India.
He has been actively involved in the development of global health and to that effect has been working with PPES in the building of the health center and development of courses for the training of the community health workers and local doctors in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. To aid in the early treatment and management of patients at the PPES Health center he has been working to instate telemedicine services.