our mission

 Iaomai Medical Ministries exists to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to underserved people around the world through the gift of advanced healthcare.

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  • Sean J. Burgess
    | Founder
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    Mr. Burgess has been serving medically for 16 years. Prior to co-founding Iaomai Medical Ministries in 2008, Mr. Burgess spent 5 years studying medical team development before assembling his 1st medical team. His professional career began in research where he spent a decade on projects ranging from point-of-care testing to molecular pathology. Mr. Burgess graduated from the University of California at Davis and completed post-graduate studies in the Sciences from the University of California at San Diego. Mr. Burgess has over 11 years of experience in strategic planning, product development, operations management and leading continuous improvement initiatives in the medical industry. “People are the passion, serving, volunteering and spreading the love of Jesus through medicine is the goal and mission, it’s such an honor being a part of what we do.”

  • May L. Harris, J.D.
    | Founder

    May earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2000, and a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego in 2010. A co-founder of Iaomai, May has worked in the nonprofit sector for over a decade, and currently provides legal, leadership and management consulting services to exempt organizations throughout the region.

  • Brian C. Tucker, M.D.R.
    | Founder

    A graduate of Wheaton College and Pepperdine Law School, Mr. Tucker served as Vice President for Charles Schwab & Co. before founding Tucker Development Group and Punta Brava Golf & Ocean Club. Mr. Tucker has been heavily involved in missions to the underserved areas in Latin America since the early 90’s and holds a masters degree in Dispute Resolutions.

  • Paul Wagner, M.D., FACP FAAHPM
    | Founder

    A graduate of the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine and board certified in both Internal Medicine and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Wagner has been practicing medicine for 21 years. He also holds a Masters degree in Theology and Ethics from Trinity Theological Seminary.