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.  
 

Ehsan Shayegan, MA, MAPP 

Program Coordinator

As Program Coordinator, Ehsan contributes both technically and editorially, to EthnoMed website content creation. He also manages student projects, and coordinates and collaborates with faculty, staff and community members to create content for the EthnoMed program. 

Ehsan holds an MA in Sociology from University of Mysore, India and a Masters in Public Policy from Central European University, Vienna. He also has a certificate of specialization in Governance from Central European University, Budapest.  

Prior to his role with the EthnoMed program, Ehsan worked in various research and program positions with institutions such as University of York, Creative Associates International, Management System International, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, and Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society. He is the founder of a human rights driven policy research think-tank Porsesh Research & Studies Organization and served as its former Executive Director. He also served as a board member for Innovation for Change  – Central Asia Hub for three years.

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