Dr James Lace

FASDO position: 
International Advisory Members

Dr. Lace is a pediatrician in active practice in Salem, Oregon for the last 34 years.  He works in a group practice, Childhood Health Associates of Salem.  He is involved with children’s health advocacy issues on the local, national and international level.  He got involved with orphans and other vulnerable children in Tanzania in 2002.  Yatima Group Fund is a 501(c) 3 corporation that he started in the US to get tax deductible donations for this work in Tanzania.  He is on the board of 3 NGO’s in Tanzania that work with these children.  Orphans Foundation Fund in located in Arusha.  Faru Arts and Sports Development Organization is located in Dar es Salaam.  Yatima Group Trust Fund is also located in Dar es Salaam.  He is also working with the regional hospital in Arusha, Mt. Meru Hospital, to develop a pediatric exchange program.

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