Carol M. McIntosh, M.D.
Director, Office of Global Health Initiatives
Dr. Carol McIntosh, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., O.B.E. leads the Office of Global Health Initiatives. She has been a member of The House of the Lord Church since 1987 and gains peace and joy by worshiping the Lord and participating in the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
Since October 2018 she has resided in Grenada in the Caribbean and is working as Director of Hospital Services with the Ministry of Health, Social Security and International Business.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, she graduated as valedictorian from Catherine McAuley High School in Brooklyn, New York and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Catherine McAuley High School. In 2004, Dr. McIntosh was inducted into the Catherine McAuley Hall of Fame as a “Global Healer”.
Dr. McIntosh went to Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinction. She continued her education at the Weill Cornell Medical School obtaining a Medical Degree in 1987. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Her special interest was the Healthcare Division of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Organizations, Inc. (HealthCAP). An organization developed in September 1994 through the assistance of individuals and six New York-based Carriacou and Petite Martinique community organizations. HealthCAP is a not-for-profit organization whose primary focus is improving the standard of health of the islands of Carriacou, Petite Martinique, Grenada and Canouan, through recruitment of health professionals and volunteers to provide health services and donated medical supplies. The medical missions continued from 1993 to 2005.
Dr. McIntosh later joined forces with two other people in 2003 forming Carriacou Health Services (CHS), Inc. to address improving the health conditions in Carriacou, Grenada. Through CHS, a State of the Art Ambulatory Surgical Health Center was financed, constructed and opened on July 29th, 2005 for the use and benefit of the people of Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, and the Grenadines. She moved to Carriacou, Grenada from 2006- 2010 to continue work at CHS as the Medical Director. The Mission of CHS is to provide compassionate healthcare services to the people that enter the center that embrace the values of quality, human dignity, and community. No one is turned away based on his/her ability to pay.
Dr. McIntosh returned to the United States in 2010 and relocated to Virginia and working both in Falls Church and Fairfax in private practice providing gynecological care and as a certified buprenorphine provider, opiate addiction treatment. Work that she enjoyed fully and expanded with further study in the treatment of Addiction Disease.
Dr. McIntosh moved back to the United States in 2010 and relocated to Virginia and is working both in Falls Church and Fairfax in private practice providing gynecological care and as a certified buprenorphine provider, opiate addiction treatment. Work that she enjoys fully and expands with ongoing study in the treatment of Addiction Disease.
As a board member of Helping Children Worldwide; a humanitarian relief and empowerment organization based in Northern Virginia that helps impoverished children, families, and communities she continues her international work with Medical mission trips to Sierra Leone.
Dr. McIntosh also does health talks at Churches, Schools, Community Centers, Radio and TV with the belief that knowledge is a great force to assist in the fight against ill health. She has received numerous awards and certificates for her work with HealthCAP and other organizations.
In June 2008, Dr. McIntosh was awarded the medal of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire “O.B.E.” by Queen Elizabeth and the medal was presented June 11, 2009 by Prince Charles at the Buckingham Palace in London, England.
From 2010-2014, she served as a board member of the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance, an organization working to enhance life for residents affected by the Atlantic Yards Project in Brooklyn, New York. As a member of the DBNA Health Care Advisory Board, she provided guidance in the development of a health center at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. McIntosh keeps her ties to Cornell University alive as Vice President of the Cornell Black Alumni Association, the University’s Oldest Alumni Affinity Organization, and ongoing participation with the Cornell University Black Bio-Medical and Technical Association.