About Us

Leadership

Homayon Ghassemi

Homayon Ghassemi

Co-Founder and President

An experienced leader and global health advocate, Homayon has developed and implemented full-scale public health campaigns around the world. Under his direction, IMA has rapidly expanded its operations in South America, East Africa and the Caribbean, and has developed a uniquely sustainable model that combines elements of not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Today, Homayon continues to lead the development of IMA’s subsidiary businesses; namely, IMA Electives, IMA Safaris and IMA Social Impact Consulting. Homayon is currently pursuing graduate studies.

Roger Taliento Voter

Roger Taliento Voter

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President for Business Affairs

With extensive experience in small business and enterprise management consulting, Roger is instrumental in crafting and implementing IMA’s corporate strategy. Focused on developing long-term and mutually beneficial relationships, Roger negotiates vital partnerships between IMA and other healthcare organizations. Roger holds a Bachelor of Science from the Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Mohammad Ghassemi, MD

Dr. Mohammad Ghassemi, MD

Vice President and Medical Director

With nearly forty years of experience in healthcare, Dr. Ghassemi’s clinical and practical understanding serves as the foundation for IMA’s globally accepted medical protocols. Dr. Ghassemi is also instrumental in locating and vetting qualified medical professionals for IMA’s humanitarian initiatives around the world. Dr. Ghassemi is a practicing physician and active community leader in the Kansas City area.

Dr. Mohamed Hatibu Dzugweh

Dr. Mohamed Hatibu Dzugweh

Program Director for East Africa

An experienced physician and coordinator, Dr. Haitbu D. supervises all of IMA’s programs in East Africa and is responsible for IMA’s daily operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda. Dr. Haitbu D. received his medical degree from Hubert Kairuki Memorial University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and completed his training at Mt. Meru Regional Hospital in Arusha. A life-long philanthropist, Dr. Haitbu D. has volunteered extensively in the Tanzanian healthcare system and is currently a Board Member for the Tanzanian Blood Donor Association’s (BLODAT).