U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Glenn Burns, M.D., is making a huge impact in international health. As commander of the 88th Emergency Services Flight, 88th Medical Operations Squadron, 88th Medical Group, Burns is recognized as an international health specialist and master educator.
Burns is an associate professor of emergency medicine at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He was featured on the WHIO TV 7 website and in the Skywrighter newspaper.
Passionate about global health, Burns has been to 65 countries. He has traveled to Rwanda six times during the past year. In Rwanda, he helped establish a reliable simulation center for the Rwandan military hospital to support United Nations peace-keeping operations. He also has traveled to Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines and Thailand as part of joint operations between the Department of State and U.S. combatant commanders.
(Photo: U.S. Air Force/Ruth A. Medinavillanueva)