Our Save a Life Initiative Advisory Board members are experts in the research and medical fields, providing ongoing guidance and contributions that strengthen our team and mission.
Our trusted medical advisors, researchers and educators are the voice of our foundation, and have become an integral part of our mission.
Douglas L Burbella, MD
Dr. Douglas Burbella brings over 35 years of medical knowledge and experience to our team. As a missionary medical doctor, Dr. Burbella has worked abroad in various hostile environments such as in Iraq, India and Africa.
Shehma Khan, MD
With over 10 years of experience in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Dr. Khan brings advanced pediatric research and experience to the Save A Life Initiative Advisory Board.
Harry Owens Jr., MD, MIM
A veteran of medicine, Dr. Harry Owens brings decades of medical and volunteer experience to our mission. He has worked in remote areas of the world such as the Alaskan Arctic, East African jungles and the Middle East.
Diane Pham, MD
Dr. Diane Pham brings a decade of medical knowledge, experience and expertise to the Board. Specializing in general family medicine, Dr. Pham has also worked in diabetes research.
Don Yong Park, MD
A native Californian, Dr. Don Young Park is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon in Los Angeles. Currently at UCLA Health, he also completed his residency and spinal surgery fellowship at Stanford University.
Abbas Khosravi, MD, FCCM
Dr. Abbas Khosravi is a board-certified anesthesiologist with advanced experience and fellowship degrees in critical care medicine and medical education, bringing valued medical and educational input to our mission.
Shahram Bayanati, MD
Dr. Shahram Bayanati is a board-certified physician from Iran, now based in Canada, and he brings over 20 years of medical expertise to the Board. His primary focus is on emergency cardiology.