Dr. John Vaz joined Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center in 2017 as the Chief Medical Officer. In July 2022, he was named the Chief Executive Officer.
He earned his medical degree from St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, India. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Connecticut, and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases from the University of Maryland. Following several years in clinical leadership, he graduated with a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
His clinical interests include HIV treatment and prevention (including PrEP), Hepatitis B and C management, LGBTQ care including gender-affirming care and medication-assisted treatment of substance use.