Alexander Plum is responsible for leading Henry Ford Health System's “reverse-innovation” portfolio. Alex identifies and adapts promising healthcare delivery solutions from the field of global health and partners with non-profits, universities, faith communities, and other health care systems in Detroit to implement and evaluate these “global-to-local” interventions. Currently, he is Principal Investigator on an mHealth intervention to promote care-seeking on behalf of homeless, LGBTQ youth, and he is Co-PI on an affiliated research study examining social support and mental health outcomes among the same population. He is also an investigator on global studies and interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance (Micronesia, Nepal, India, and Detroit) and promote vaccines (Haiti and Detroit). Alex’s deep commitment to serving marginalized populations was recognized by Emory University, which honored him as its 2015 Humanitarian Award recipient. Alex was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Micronesia from 2008-2011.