Dr. Junior Bazile, a native of Haiti, is a physician practicing infectious disease medicine and Public Health. His professional career has been motivated by a strong sense of responsibility to use his knowledge, skills, and experience in the service of others. He went to Medical School in his home country and after med school, Dr. Bazile has worked with Partners in Health (PIH)/Zanmi Lasante (ZL) in Haiti for 5 years as Medical Director and HIV/AIDS/TB/STI Program Manager in the clinic of Boucan Carre in the Central Plateau of Haiti. In 2005 he earned a “Diplome d’Universite” (DU) degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Victor Segalen in Bordeaux, France, and obtained a Fulbright scholarship in 2007 to pursue a Master’s of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he graduated in 2009. From 2007 to 2010 he also obtained a Fellowship in Global Health Delivery under a collaboration between Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA and the Ministry of Health and Population in Haiti. Over the summer of 2008, for his internship in Public Health, he implemented a hand washing with soap project in a very poor village in Iquitos, Peru with a group of students and professors from UAB. He Worked in Burundi for over one year, from October 2009 to November 2010 with Village Health Works (PIH supported project) as Clinical Director and from December 2010 to July 2014 he has worked with the PIH’s sister organization, Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU) team in Malawi as the Clinical Director, Community Health Director, and Co- Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality. While in Malawi, he also worked in Mexico as a consultant in Community Health for the PIH team there. He currently lives in New York, the USA with his family. He’s worked as an Infection Control Specialist with Express Health Services from June 2015 to March 2017 and has worked as a Medical Data Abstractor and Analyst for a Zika Virus Project with the New York City Department of health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) from February to April 2017. He has been working as a Research Consultant and Online HIV/AIDS Community Moderator for the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University in Boston since September 2015. He also worked as Director Of Programs for New York Harm Reduction Educators (NYHRE) from April 2017 to March 2020. He is currently working for the Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) as Medical Epidemiologist. For many years now, he has been working as Reviewer or Associate Editor for many scientific journals, among them PLOS ONE, BMJ Open, Child Abuse and Neglect (Published by Elsevier), and Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine. He’s a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and has reviewed numerous abstracts for the annual conferences of the organization over the past few years. He’s also a singer, songwriter, poet, keyboardist, bassist, and guitarist using his musical skills to write and sing in order to educate others and fight stigmatization and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and other ailments that affect mostly the poorest of the poor. He released, in December 2014, his first album of songs, which has a health education, prevention, and social awareness focus on Haiti.
Dr. Bazile's research interests are women and child health, HIV, tuberculosis, and community health.