Board of Directors

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Dr. Shekou M. Sesay currently serves as Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Mama-Pikin Foundation. He is a pediatrician who was born in the US and spent his childhood in Sierra Leone. He returned to the US in 1995 and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland at College Park. He received his Medical and Public Health Degrees at the Morehouse School of Medicine and also completed Pediatric and Preventive Medicine Residencies at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Sesay has done work at the World Health Organization in Geneva and with Care International in Sierra Leone. He has worked previously as a hospitalist for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital. Dr. Sesay is Owner and Executive Medical Director at Peachtree Pediatric Urgent Care in Suwanee, Georgia. He is currently serving as a consultant in the Special Baby Care Unit at the Ola During Children’s Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sesay co-founded The Mama-Pikin Foundation with his wife Dr. Fatu Forna Sesay, an International Obstetrician, Gynecologist, and Epidemiologist, who served as co-Executive Director of the Mama-Pikin Foundation from 2008-2017. Dr. Sesay and Dr. Forna Sesay have four children and currently live in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Directors:

Dr. Bilkisu Gaye received her masters degree in Public Health from Georgia State University and her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine.

Dr. Toki Oyetunde is an Anesthesiologist who received her medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, and her residency training at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Dr. Jattu Senesie is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist who completed her medical degree and residency training at Emory University School of Medicine.

Mr. Mohamed Tunis studied at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a financial expert with Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina.