Duncan Reid, MD, MS

Director

Duncan Reid is a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine and serves as the director for the EthnoMed website. 
 
Dr. Reid is a general internist based in the International Medicine Clinic where he provides care to adult refugee and immigrant patients. He has experience in cross-cultural medicine and community health promotion. His professional interests include refugee and immigrant health care, health disparities, and quality improvement. 
 
Dr. Reid completed residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington and received his MD from Yale School of Medicine. He has received funding for past work including a Fogarty International Fellowship studying TB in South Africa, Fulbright Scholarship studying freshwater fishes of Cameroon, National Human Genome Research Institute grant. He also has spent time living in Cameroon, Uganda, Kenya, Gabon, Central African Republic, and Ghana participating in various research activities. 
 
Personal interests include photography, evolutionary biology, and history of the Pacific Northwest and its communities. He originally planned to become a field biologist and has particular interest in the fields of ichthyology and herpetology. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two young children. 

Celine Barthelemy

Manager of EthnoMed Program Operations

As the EthnoMed team’s newest Manager, Celine is responsible for managing program operations, growing community partnerships, and securing funding to support development and dissemination of culturally appropriate resources and education materials. Celine is a self-described chaos wrangler, and looks forward to helping EthnoMed plan, adapt and grow strategically in order to continue to serve Harborview’s clinical provider and patient communities.  
 
Prior to joining Harborview in late 2023, Celine spent 12 years in various Public Health program management positions, including international NGO operations, research management, and healthcare software implementation. She spent 1 year working in rural Ethiopia, and 3 years supporting a Madagascar-based research team.  
 
Celine holds an MPH and a global health graduate certificate from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Her graduate studies focused on health education and program development, and she completed her graduate practicum experience in Cape Coast, Ghana. She also holds her bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan. 
 
Celine and her partner live in Seattle with their dog, Gnocchi. She spends her free time cooking up a storm in her kitchen, project managing her household, sweeping golden retriever ‘glitter’, and volunteering as a board member for Mother Africa.  
 

James Sherrell 

Program Coordinator

As Program Coordinator, James fosters collaborative partnerships within the UW Medicine family and university academic departments to advance community engagement initiatives. He actively seeks out new relationships and spearheads projects aimed at supporting refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities. James also oversees student interns and projects, leveraging their talent and experience to help patients and providers. In addition to his coordination role, James is a contributor to EthnoMed.org, where he crafts informative content, secures grants, produces multimedia materials, and conducts research. 
 
Before this role, James worked with several nonprofit organizations, writing grants, conducting research, teaching, and creating culturally tailored health education materials for individuals living in and fleeing global conflict zones, as well as refugees, migrant workers, and unhoused youth in the US. 
 
James holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington, focusing on International Development and Nutritional Science.

Nityia Przewlocki

Web Information Specialist

As Web Information Specialist, Nityia manages the content and technical aspects of the EthnoMed website, and is the team’s social media manager. Bringing her expertise as a portrait photographer, Nityia is also creating a library of custom visual content for Ethnomed education and marketing projects.

Prior to joining the team, Nityia spent over a decade as a branding and communications professional providing messaging and materials for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Nityia is passionate about health and inclusivity and brings an understanding of the importance of culturally tailored connections to her work with EthnoMed.

Nityia lives in Seattle and enjoys an active lifestyle in the mountains of Pacific Northwest.

Carey Jackson, MD

Former Director, retired July 2022

Portrait of Carey Jackson

Dr. Carey Jackson is a professor in the Department of Medicine and an adjunct professor in the Department of Global Health at the UW. At Harborview, he serves as medical director of the International Medicine Clinic, Refugee and Immigrant Health Promotion Program, the Northwest Health and Human Rights Coalition, and Interpreter Services Department. He is a co-founder of the Community House Calls Program and EthnoMed website, and is also an affiliate investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Dr. Jackson is a general internist with graduate training in anthropology and public health, with extensive experience in the practice of cross-cultural medicine, community health promotion and health services research among diverse immigrant patient populations in Seattle. His professional interests include refugee and immigrant health care, health services delivery to the non-English speaking poor, medical anthropology, health disparities and disease prevention. Dr. Jackson has been the recipient of numerous honors for his work, including American College of Physicians Internist of the Year in 2013, Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award in 2007 and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Community Health Leadership Award in 1999.
View Dr. Jackson’s CV.Interpreting For Healthcare‘ NCIHC podcast interview episode two & episode three