RGH Team

The Team Behind Realizing Global Health

The staff at RGH is committed to our mission of helping to establish and maintain effective, self-reliant health systems in every country. Our qualified staff has diverse experience and expertise to support the innovative solutions and capacity building programs we offer our clients. We believe by working together with you we can realize global health.  

President and CEO

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Dr.Elvira Beracochea, MD. MPH
As founder, president, and CEO, Dr. Beracochea leads Realizing Global Health(RGH)’s work and inspires her colleagues to achieve more in global health by designing innovative solutions to global health care delivery problems. Guided by the vision that every person has the right to equitable services which protect, promote and restore health…

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Aaron Pied

Aaron Pied
Director of Operations and Marketing

As Director of Operations and Marketing, Aaron is responsible for managing the finance, communications, human resource and marketing activities for RGH while providing support to select projects. Aaron is also involved with developing online training and professional development programs for global health professionals.

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Dr. Ruth Hope
Director of the Center for Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Gender Equality

As the Director of RGH’s Center for Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Gender Equality, Dr. Hope addresses critical public health issues in resource poor settings. She believes in order to realize global health individuals, families, and communities must be empowered to meet their reproductive health and development needs and…

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Elise Yousoufian
Director of Communications

Elise is RGH’s communications expert and has been serving as communications officer on the Grant Management Solutions project (GMS) since 2010. RGH is one of seven partners on GMS, which helps recipients of grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Elise brings over thirty years of communications experience …

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Jennifer Winestock Luna

Jennifer Winestock Luna
Director of M&E Services

As Director of M&E Services, Jennifer oversees RGH’s M&E portfolio and provides strategic thinking and actionable strategies to improve health systems and improve the accountability of aid in development. She is a leader in her field and is passionate about improving aid effectiveness.

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Gina Stracuzzi
Vice President, Partnerships

As Vice President of the Center for Consulting Solutions, Gina helps advance global public health by fostering organizational growth and new opportunities to develop innovative public health services in emerging economies.  A passionate advocate for many social issues, she is driven to help clients apply their vision for global public health…

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Patricio Servetti
Office Manager

As the Office Manager, Patricio manages the day to day tasks of running the office. This includes filing, email correspondence, managing consultants CVs, and keeping the office organized. Patricio is also responsible for managing RGH publications, and providing support to human resources. Patricio believes in working hard and helping others.

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