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Team Members

The ABWE Ukraine medical ministry was pioneered by Dr. Miriam Wheeler, a family physician who arrived in Odessa in August of 1998. As of June 2019, Dr. Wheeler is the Medical Director for all of ABWE and located at our IHQ in the Harrisburg PA area. She still serves in Ukraine 2-3 months each year and is on the advisory board of Choose Life.

Holly Friesen, FNP arrived in January 2010. As of June 2019, she is the Director of the Ukraine medical ministry and the President of Choose Life, our pro-life ministry.