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Doria Chomiak Chosen for Time100Health’s Top 100
May 3, 2024

Dora Chomiak (CEO Razom and Harriman Institute National Advisory Council member) has been recognized by Time100 Health as one of the most influential people in health today.

The nonprofit Razom has been focused on improving health and well-being in Ukraine for the past decade, since well before the ongoing war, says CEO Dora Chomiak. But after Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022, Razom’s work multiplied exponentially. It went from being an all-volunteer group that raised and spent around $200,000 a year to employing a staff of about 75 people spread across the U.S. and Ukraine, dispensing $100 million in aid.


During the conflict, Razom has used that money to donate medical supplies to Ukrainian hospitals, operate six mental-health centers across the country, and support frontline medics. Recently, it provided a handful of Ukrainian-made mobile medical units for use near the front lines, so medics can stabilize critically wounded patients without waiting hours for air transportation to evacuate them.


Chomiak is a member of the Harriman Institute’s National Advisory Council.