Our Team

Meet the Arc Health team, whose mission is to provide the most compassionate, socially-minded providers for the underserved.

Phuoc Van Le, MD

Phuoc Van Le, MD


Phuoc V. Le, MD, MPH, DTM&H is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at UCSF, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at UC Berkeley. Dr. Le completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Global Health Equity at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. During residency, he worked with PIH to provide equitable health care in Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, and post-earthquake Haiti. With Dr. Sriram Shamasunder, he co-founded the nation’s first Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship, and co-founded the HEAL Initiative in 2014.

Dave Shaffer

Dave Shaffer

Co-Founder, CEO

Dave is a social entrepreneur who believes in the true value of each individual. Building on his management and accounting education from Purdue University and his CPA certification, he has spent much of his career leading and growing social enterprises that serve individuals who traditionally are left behind. His core belief that with appropriate focus and alignment, healthy businesses should play an important role in the overall ecosystem.  Leveraging his core beliefs with his financial and operational business background, Dave has spent the last 20 years leading the mission and business expansion of Read More

James Galloway, MD

James Galloway, MD

Chief Medical and Partnership Officer

Rear Admiral (ret) James M. Galloway, MD, has joined Arc Health, PBC, as its Chief Medical and Partnership Officer. Dr. Galloway is a United States cardiovascular medical doctor and public health physician with extensive experience in developing innovative programs that leverage social medicine tenets. As an internationally recognized scientist and esteemed leader in public and healthcare policy, Dr. Galloway has a proven track record within both academic and federal sectors as an adept liaison and relationship mediator with corporations, foundations, and organizations.  

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Annika Van Gilder

Annika Van Gilder

Director of Operations

Annika recruits and organizes mission-driven, social medicine practitioners to carry out Arc Health’s vision of health equity in rural and underserved areas.

Previously, she worked at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and at the largest federally qualified health center in Washington state. For eight years, Annika has been a community organizer with Partners In Health Engage, a grassroots social justice network advocating the right to health. She is also a board member for Terrewode Women’s Fund, Read More

Current Interns

Bridget Garland

Bridget Garland

2020-2021 Intern

University of Oregon 2020 Graduate

B.A in International Studies and Chinese, Minors in Global Health and Planning, Public Policy & Management

Involvement: HIV Alliance, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Students for Global Health, UO Division of Equity and Inclusion, International Student Association

Interests: Health Systems &, Policy (nationally & globally), Health Justice for Underserved, Underrepresented Communities, Community Engagement & Development, Asian Health Services

Connie Chan

Connie Chan

2019-2021 Intern

 University of California, Berkeley 2015 Graduate

Double Major in Public Health and Economics, Minor in Education

Involvement: Initiative for Community Wellness (ICW), Peer Health Exchange (PHE), Health Leads, Ascend Business Organization

Interest: Community Health, Accessible Healthcare to all, Holistic health, Preventative medicine, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare technologies, Social justice empowerment

Alya Wilkinson-Hayat

Alya Wilkinson-Hayat

2021 Intern

Part-time Intern attending University of California Berkeley 

Majoring in Nutritional Science: Physiology and Metabolism

Minoring in Global Poverty and Practice 

Interests: Global Health, Nutritional Education, Preventative Medicine, Equality in Healthcare, 


Our Vision

A world where the most vulnerable populations have equitable access to the best health professionals.

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