About Us

Our Mission

Our Mission

Our mission is to support compassionate, Tanzanian-led healthcare at Dodoma Christian Medical Center

Our Vision

Our Vision

Our vision is to bring health and hope to the people of Tanzania

Our Values

Our Values

We are committed to ensuring sustainable, life-changing healthcare and operating with integrity with all partners and supporters

Tanzania Health Partnership Staff

Anne Hussian

Executive Director

Tanzania Health Partnership blends everything I’ve ever loved in my career: health care, nonprofits, and international work. I’m honored to play the role I do in helping our hospital sustain and grow, and the everyday stories of lives changed and saved — especially women’s — are my inspiration. My friends often tell me I have the best job of anyone they know, and I couldn’t agree more.

Elizabeth Hendrickson

Development and Communications Manager

After living in Kenya for 4 years, I was excited to find a job based in Minnesota where I could still connect to life in East Africa! Supporting an incredible hospital– like DCMC– makes my job easy and fun. I love to tell the stories of the compassionate, lifesaving work happening at the medical center and connecting with donors who help to make it all happen!

Erin Marquez

Donor Services and Administrative Coordinator

I shared an office with Tanzania Health Partnership for four years before an opportunity to join the organization became available and it only made sense to jump on board! Behind the scenes – financials, databases, day-to-day minutiae – is where I thrive and I feel fortunate to be a part of something so special in this capacity. Seeing DCMC grow and flourish over the years is nothing short of inspiring and I cannot wait to visit in the near future!

Our Board


Vice-President of Finance and Operations
Kids In Need Foundation

Wade Jones


West Metro Ophthalmology

Charles Yancey, MD, PhD

Vice Chair

Health Partners

Lydia Staples, MD, MPH


Retired President
Commodity Specialists Corporation

Phil Lindau


Professor and interim chair of Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School

Michelle Biros, MD, MS, FACEP


Retired Attorney
Philanthropic Advisor & Institutional Relations
Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing

Cheryl Grasmoen


Retired nurse

Barbara Griffin, RN


Former Executive Vice President, Medtronic

Bob Griffin


Advisory Board

Kjell Bergh

Former Consul to the Republic of Tanzania
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mick Lee

Chair, Plus Relocation

Sandy Lee

Executive Vice President, Plus Relocation

Dr. Secelela Malecela, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Co-director High Risk/Apnea Clinic
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Dr. Michael Nelson, MD

Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

William Stauffer, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & International Medicine
University of Minnesota

Sandi Young

Marketing Executive

and Philanthropist

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you!

Call or email us anytime – about supporting our mission, about the beauty of Tanzania, or just about anything!






7520 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis MN 55427

Our Office

7520 Golden Valley Road

Minneapolis MN 55427