Anette Wu, MD, MPH, PhD

Anette Wu (Fortgang), MD, PhD, ’08MPH is an Associate Professor of Medical Sciences and Pathology and Cell Biology at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. She is a member of the teaching faculty, and the founder/director of the “Columbia International Collaboration and Exchange Program — Preparing Global Leaders for Healthcare (ICEP)” — an international multi-school consortium preparing health professions students for healthcare leadership through international collaboration, cultural competency, and global health training. Wu’s research focuses on internationalization of medical education. She received her MD and PhD from Hannover Medical School in Hannover, Germany. She trained in General and Transplantation Surgery at Hannover Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She received her MPH from the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH). At MSPH she was past president of the Alumni Association and continues to serve on the Board of Directors, where she also chaired the Special Events Committee. At the CAA, Wu served two terms as a Board member, chaired the Special Events Committee, was a member of the Steering Committee for the Columbia Leaders Experience, and serves on the Programs Committee. Wu served as a Board member of the Asian Columbia Alumni Association (ACAA) and a member of the ACAA membership committee. Over the years she has attended, spoken at, and moderated multiple CAA, MSPH, and ACAA alumni events. Wu’s biggest satisfaction is seeing Columbia students thrive and become leaders in the healthcare field. She is married to a fellow Columbian.

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