Dr. Lena S. Samuel is an accomplished global health physician leader. She provides primary care and travel medicine services in New York. As a first generation American, she earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School with a Masters in Global Public Health from New York University and completed her residency training in Family Medicine at BronxCare. Dr. Samuel is an accomplished researcher and author published in numerous international medical journals. She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the International Society of Travel Medicine. As a primary care physician and leading global public health and travel medicine professional, she is interested in quality medical care, health equity, and health literacy for all people. In her career, she has had the opportunity to provide medical care and continual follow up to the most disenfranchised populations in America, the Caribbean, and Africa. Her belief is that all people should have the opportunity and access to proper primary and preventive medicine. She is a recipient of the New York University Masters in Global Public Health scholarship, CIR-SEIU Project Medishare Medical Mission Award to Haiti, and the Word Alive Medical Missions Scholarship.