Leadership Profiles

Dr. Debra Litzelman

Director of Education for the IU Center of Global Health

LitzelmanDr. Debra Litzelman completed her specialty training in internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati followed by a health services research fellowship at the Regenstrief Institute. Since 1989 she has been a faculty member at Indiana University where she teaches medical students, residents, and other health providers; conducts research to improve health care through innovative education and system interventions; and cares for both in-patients and out-patients at Eskenazi Health Center.

Dr. Litzelman has partnered with Kenyan colleagues for nearly 15 years to build medical education and workforce development programs for both the US and Kenya. She serves as the Director of Education for the IU Center of Global Health. She and her husband, Rod, currently reside in Carmel, IN, and have three grown sons and a new daughter-in-law.