Randi KashnigChief Operating Officer
Randi Kashnig was formally Senior Director of Business Development at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She worked exclusively with the Neuroscience and Orthopedic Institute to facilitate international patient referrals and their subsequent care. Having devoted her career to the health and well-being of the international patient, she worked tirelessly to align hospitals, physicians, embassies, and foreign Ministries of Health to the benefit of all involved. Most recently, Randi has completed three years of program initiatives focusing on best practices within the NICU, PICU, Labor & Delivery, and Visiting Professorship programs within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under tutelage of the Ministry of Health. Ms. Kashnig has a Master’s degree in communications disorders and a Masters in Management of Human services from the Heller graduate school at Brandeis University.
Dr. Azzedine StambouliChief Medical Officer
The Chief Medical Officer understands the complexities of the international patient in all areas including: care delivery, finances, letters of guarantee, and developing plans of care and vendor relationships. The CMO works to reduce the exposure of the Ministry of Health by educating patients and families on treatment and care to improve overall patient satisfaction and guide them through the treatment process. The CMO creates a liaison between the medical staff and the administration and oversees the quality of the medical division ensuring proper implementation of the health care programs.
Dr. Stambouli earned his medical degree from the University of Algiers in 1987 and most recently served as the Medical Advisor to the United Arab Emirates Embassy, Military Attaché Health Office. He has devoted his career to understanding the complexities of the international patient in all areas. Since that time, he has helped organizations develop their individual programs for international patients, including Duke University, Zurich University, and Swiss Inter-health.
Dr. Stambouli founded and currently directs the Maghreb-American Health Foundation, which focuses on providing free surgery and medical treatment to in-need children across North Africa. The Foundation coordinates these specialized procedures in-country and in the USA with medical teams from institutions, such as: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, John’s Hopkins, Toledo Medical Center, Augusta Medical Center, and the University of Minnesota. The majority of these cases involved providing life-saving operations to patients with severe, at-risk prognoses. Dr. Stambouli has received international recognition for his work, including the “Algerian of the Year” award for Excellence in Leadership & Impact of Work from the Algerian American Association.
Dr. Stambouli has dedicated his life to improving the lives of children around the globe, and working to make medical treatment available to those in need. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and French.
Tsuleng Lyfoung, MBAOperations Manager
Tsuleng was born and raised in France then moved to the Twin Cities during his teens where he pursued his undergraduate and graduate studies as a Gopher. Upon completion of his B.S. in Neuroscience, he developed a passion for the business aspects of healthcare leading him to receive his M.B.A. at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.