Dr. Scott Kellermann - "Rotary Gives Hope and Health"
Dr. Kellermann received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and a master’s degree in public health and tropical medicine from Tulane University School of Public Health. He was an intern at USC/LA County hospital and a Family Practice resident at UCLA. 
 
Dr. Kellermann was in private practice in Family Medicine in Nevada City, California from 1981 to 2001. In 2001 he and his wife Carol relocated to SW Uganda to live and work with the Batwa pygmies of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. 
 
Dr. Kellermann has written chapters for medical textbooks and has published multiple articles in medical journals regarding diseases of the tropics. He has been honored with Rotary’s Service above Self Award, New York University’s - Excellence in Public Health Award, American Medical Association’s - Excellence in Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine- Outstanding Alumni and the Wisdom in Action’s Unsung Hero of Compassion Award presented by the Dali Lama. In 2017-2018 he was a Fulbright Scholar teaching tropical medicine in Africa.
 
Dr. Kellermann is honored to be a member of the 49er Rotary club of Nevada City, Ca. He is married with two sons and five grandchildren. His family has assisted with the projects with the Batwa. His grandchildren particularly enjoy dancing with the Batwa and staying in the jungle guest house where they have had close encounters with the mountain gorillas and other creatures of the forest.