Category: GH Recent Activities

Center for Global Health Scholars Orientation

Each summer, the University of Virginia selects and funds approximately 100 students to travel to various places around the world to assist with research programs.  Dr. Marcel Durieux recently led…

Global Health-News

Marcel Durieux, was presented on October 17, 2018 with an award for outstanding leadership in Global Health programs and initiatives by the Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth.      …

Operation Smile, Nicaragua, 2017

Dr. George Politis, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Dr. Chris Spencer, CA2 resident traveled to Nicaragua with Operation Smile as part of the Anesthesia care team on a medical mission…

Midwest Spine Foundation, Laos, 2018

Dr. Tom Pajewski, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery and Dr. Pablo Kollimar, Chief Resident spent two weeks in Vientiane, Laos at the Mittaphab Hospital with Midwest Spine Institute as…

Virginia Children’s Connection, Giridih, India, 2018

Dr. Terry Yemen, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics and Andrew Lex, CA-3 resident spent ten days in Giridh, India with Virginia Children's Connection.

Canadian Anesthesiology Society International Education Foundation (CASIEF), Kilgal, Rwanda, 2017

Dr. Mohamed Tiouririne,  Dr. Lynda Wells and residents Dr. Jacob Bray and Dr. Russ Davenport spent a month in Rwanda teaching as part of the ongoing program sponsored by the Canadian…