David is a graduate of HMS who conducts research toward improving primary health care and medical education, particularly in Vietnam. He is interested in promoting global primary care through public-private partnerships and collaborations to strengthen and advance primary care delivery systems and human resources for health in low resourced settings of the US and other countries. He is the associate director of partnerships and health systems for the Partnership for Health Advancement in Vietnam, a Harvard Medical School Global Program. David mentors HMS students. His clinical practice is at the BWH Phyllis Jen Center. In 2018, the World Health Organization named him one of 21 global Young Leaders in Primary Care. He currently serves on the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Future Council for Health and Healthcare and is a 2020 Presidential Leadership Scholar.