Dominique Vervoort is a Belgian doctor (KU Leuven '18) and current MPH/MBA dual degree student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Previously, Dominique completed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School, working on National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anaesthesia Plans (NSOAPs) in Pakistan and West-Africa.
Dominique introduced the concept of global cardiac surgery to literature. He advocates for the six billion people without access to cardiac surgical care as Founding President of the Global Cardiac Surgery Initiative. An aspiring cardiac surgeon, his interests lie in aortic and congenital heart surgery and disparities in accessing cardiac care.