“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a mater of opportunity.”
Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital is located in the village of Kimana, Kenya at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. KMH serves a rural community where good, reliable healthcare is difficult to obtain. As a faith based center, KMH depends on volunteers and donations.
Meet Our Board Members
Dr. Scott Smith
Scott Smith, D.O. resides in Flagler Beach, Florida where he has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 1995. He completed his MScIH through Charite University in Berlin, Germany, in 2015 in preparation for working in the international medical arena. Growing up as a child to missionary parents in Tanzania, he has been passionate about making the world a better place. Dr. Smith has been involved in numerous short-term medical mission trips to Guatemala, India, Nepal, Cambodia, Brazil, Haiti and Kenya. He is married, has three children, and eight grandchildren. He enjoys bicycling, kayaking, mountain climbing, sailing and power paragliding. Dr. Smith is the medical director for the Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital which is currently under construction in Kimana, Kenya. He has extensive knowledge of the cultural diversity of the Maasai tribes in the Rift Valley and medical expertise in the treatment of infectious disease of third world nations. He is partners with Rocky Vista Medical school in training students in the global health program.
Dr. Camille Bentley
Dr. Camille Bentley received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, and a Master of Science in Environmental Biology from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She received a Master of Public Health degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Miami, Florida and her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Since 1995, Dr. Bentley has continued to expand her teaching skills through continued professional development in both academics and medicine. She is a Board Certified in Family Medicine physician, licensed in Colorado and Florida, and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Bentley is experienced in working with simulated and standardized patients, directed case discussion/management, OSCE’s, PBL and the Flipped Classroom. Over the years she has directed many courses to involving Clinical Medicine, Procedural Medicine, Community Medicine and International Medicine.
Dr. Bentley is currently the Chair of the Tracks and Special Programs and Director of the Global Medicine Track at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. Along with her on-campus faculty and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Bentley provides international opportunities for student clinical training and work, is President of the Hands for Health Foundation in Colorado and is a Board Member for the Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine and the Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital, Kimana, Kenya.
Chloe Altmann is Secretary for the Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital. She works at Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group, as a Senior Healthcare Consultant in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She traveled to Kimana, Kenya to the Kilimanjaro Mission Hospital in 2018 and 2019 on chiropractic, healthcare mission trips where she met Dr. Scott Smith and Heidi Smith. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies and Business Management from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota.
Dr. David Neubauer
Dr. David Neubauer is a 1983 graduate of Northwestern Health Sciences University. After years of practice in a small town, rural Minnesota (Bird Island), he now lectures throughout the United States, Canada and South America on personal development, TEAM building and systems of operation in business. His greatest personal joy comes from his marriage to his wife, Carrie and his three adult children Cole, Ross, and Anne.
Frank Molek, an Oregon native, graduated from Linfield University with a B.A. in mathematics and physics. He earned a M.A. while a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Muenster, West Germany, and returned to the United States to complete a Master of Science in Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He began his professional career in Washington, D.C., on the staff of Congresswoman Edith Green (OR). He subsequently embarked on a 45-year career in development and university relations in higher education. He has served Georgetown University, Linfield University, The University of Chicago Law School as Associate Dean, Saint Mary’s University (San Antonio, TX) as Vice President for University Relations, and St. Louis University as Vice President for
Institutional Advancement. During the past 25 years, Frank served as Director of Development and Public Relations at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and Foundation. During his tenure there, he led efforts to increase its presence and position nationally, and drove two victorious Comprehensive Capital Campaigns: $65.7 Million (1998-2003) and $61.2 Million (2012-2016). Overall philanthropic revenue support during his 25-year tenure exceeded $200 Million. In addition, Frank has engaged in leadership roles and seminar presentations and publications for various professional organizations.
Christine Njihia currently works with Equity Bank Group and lives in Ongata Rongai, Kajiado County.
She also engages in community work with Teule Kenya, Happi Child Orphanage, Samburu Girls Foundation and coming soon Entepesi Kenya.
She has a passion of working with people and to see the livelihood of the marginalized communities improved by providing health care, education and philanthropic activities.