David Khorram, MD

Board of Directors member

David Khorram is a physician, writer, and educator with extensive experience in grassroots development and capacity building. He has served on and chaired boards of both non-profit and for-profit organizations.

After completing his training in eye surgery in the United States, he spent 22 years in the South Pacific developing eye care in the Mariana Islands. In addition to co-founding Marianas Eye Institute, he helped establish programs to build capacity in health care and administration among island residents. Dr. Khorram has participated in and led eye-care projects across the continents. He has been listed in Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists and has been a Unite for Sight Global Impact Fellow. David and his wife, Mara, are the co-founders of Brilliant Star School, a non-profit school on the island of Saipan.

In more recent years, David has served as the Head of Communications at Townshend International School in the Czech Republic, where he also designed and taught courses in Ethics, Biology, and Baha’i Studies. Since returning to the US in 2017, he has travelled to countries in Central and Eastern Europe to assist boards responsible for community development and capacity building to advance their own financial capabilities.

He is the author of the books, “World Peace, a Blind Wife, and Gecko Tails,” and “Diabetic Eye Disease.”

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David Khorram, MD