Jonathan Reisman M.D.

Jonathan is the President of the World Health and Education Network (WHEN), which he started in 2009 after returning from a trip to India. Jonathan was born and raised in New Jersey, and received a B.A. in mathematics from New York University. After college he worked and traveled in Russia for over a year, studying the international environmental movement and its impact on Russian industry and government policy since the end of the Soviet Union. He also conducted anthropological studies of native peoples of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East. He then went on to study medicine and received an M.D. from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. He currently works as an internist/pediatrician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA.

Jonathan is a published writer in the fields of medicine, environmental sociology, and travel/adventure. He is active in the fields of medical education, global health, and wilderness and expedition medicine. Read more about him at 


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