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Dr. Asqual Getaneh

Dr. Asqual Getaneh oversees medical staff at ICHS’s eight medical clinics, located in Seattle, Bellevue and Shoreline. Prior to her position with ICHS, Dr. Getaneh served as a medical director of a health center at Unity Health Care, the largest community health system in Washington, D.C. An expert in global health and research to improve health equity among minority populations, Dr. Getaneh was previously an associate clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and practiced internal medicine for more than 20 years for organizations including New York Presbyterian Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Health Research Institute, where she focused on diabetes and hypertension research. Dr. Getaneh has a medical degree and masters of public health from the University of Washington.

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