Boschini Awarded Fogarty Fellowship

June 15, 2012 -- General Surgery resident Laura Boschini, MD, has been awarded a fellowship from the Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars.

The Fogarty Global Health Program is a year-long research fellowship that provides mentorship, training, and funding for living expenses, insurance, travel, and research efforts at the Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Dr. Boschini is the second UNC Surgery resident to be named a Fogarty Fellow.  Jonathan Samuel, MD, received funding for his efforts in Malawi during 2009-2010.  Other residents who have helped establish a Surgery presence at the Kamuzu Central Hospital include Javeria Qureshi, MD, and Michelle Kiser, MD.  See their reports on the World section of the Surgery web site.

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