Charles Kordula
Englewood School for Boys 1963 - Honored 2013
Muhlenberg College B.A. Psychology 1967
Université de Montpellier, Faculté de Médecine
Docteur en Médecine 1977

Surgical Training
St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, NYC 1977 – 1982
Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY 1982 – 1983
Long Island Jewish – Hillside Medical Center, NY 1983 – 1984

Career Highlights
2005 – Present, NOVA Hope for Haïti, Inc.
Created a 501-c-3 non-profit organization in the State of New Jersey and currently serves as its president and medical director. NOVA operates a permanent facility in southwest Haïti that brings sustainable health care and preventive health education to the poorest people of the Western Hemisphere. Thirty-member traveling teams supplement this clinic with additional professional expertise for a week, either annually or bi-annually depending on funding
2004 – 2005, Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative
Served as one of the founding board members working to develop a Bergen County based non-profit organization providing primary care for the working poor not eligible for government funded health insurance
1989 – 1997, President, Valley Regional Medical Center
Created a multi-partner LLC for which he planned and directed construction of a successful 30,000 square foot multiple specialty medical facility.
1986 – 1999, Private practice, general and thoracic surgery
1985 – 1999, Attending Surgeon, The Valley Hospital
1984 – 1999, Attending Surgeon, Pascack Valley Hospital
1984 – 1986, Surgical Associate to Charles E. Clark, M.D.
1967 – 1971, Medical Technologist

Philanthropic Work
Church of the Presentation Haïti Ministry 2002 – 2005
Volunteered medical and organizational services for bi-annual one-week medical missions to Fond Jean Noël, Haïti and coordinated through Healing the Children Midlantic and the US State Department transfer of occasional pediatric patients to the United States for complicated surgical care