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Staff Profiles

Dr. John Ahn, Founder and Physician Advisor

                        A board certified gastroenterologist, John developed a deep passion for charitable work by

                        dedicating himself to serving in his local church and in medical institutions. John founded

                        Bethesda Siloam Medical Mission in 2017 after returning from a medical mission to

                        Guatemala where he received God's providence. He has held the position as President of

                        North Pinellas Surgery Center, is currently the President of Advanced Anesthesia Associate

                        Group and is an elected President of GastroFlorida in Tampa for next two years. John has

                        served numerous leadership roles in his church to expand God's kingdom. He was features in

                        NBC cable TV show, the Fishing Story, for his medical mission work.


Sylvia Kim, Ambassador Liaison

                         Sylvia provides support to Bethesda Siloam Medical Mission through her linguistic talent.                                 Born in South Korea, raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil and living in the U.S for over 30 years, Sylvia                             is fluent in English, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. Inspired by the ability to bring people                             together from various backgrounds and cultures, Sylvia is able to transcend language                                     barriers with her linguistic skills. Sylvia has served in churches as conductor, captain, and                                 general affair of the choir for over 30 years, and is passionate about giving back to the                                       community. She has planned and coordinated events at her church including music                                         concerts and fundraising. She operated various businesses in Los Angeles and in Tampa.

Dongil Han, Chief Operating Officer

                         Dongil specializes in planning and identifying mission sites in need of medical equipment,

                         and provides gastrointestinal endoscopes and other supportive machinery. He previously

                         assumed various engineering managerial positions for 20 years in semiconductor product

                         design field at companies such as Daewoo Electronics, Samsung Electronics in Korea and

                         IBM in the U.S.   As a born again Christian, Dongil has served in leadership positions in his

                         church. He has lead short term mission trips to Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and

                         a medical mission team to Guatemala successfully. Dongil continues to seek a network of

                         missionaries in the world by being integral to Bethesda Siloam Medical Mission’s vision of

                         sharing God's true work.

Tiffany Ahn, Administrative Assistant

                         Although born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Tiffany has lived in various cities across the US.

                         From getting a bachelors in philosophy, and ethics at Emory University, to teaching math at a

                         Title 1 middle school in DC, she is now pursuing her masters in education policy at Columbia

                         University’s Teachers College in New Yok City.

                         Passionate about educational equity and its relationship with the law, she hopes to advocate

                         for high-need communities by effectively reforming and analyzing policy implementation at

                         the federal and state levels.