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Thursday, April 18, 2019


UNC Hospital Starbucks (upstairs)

Laura Purcell, MD
Fellow, General Surgery

Dr. Purcell is General Surgery fellow. As an OIA Global Health Scholar, her global surgery focus is pediatric and trauma surgery, specifically pediatric burn care in Malawi. Her mentor is Anthony Charles, MD and her Program Director is Michael Meyers, MD.

She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is the UNC Malawi Surgical Initiative Fellow and is pursuing her Masters of Public Health at UNC Gillings School of Public Health.

Download Dr. Purcell’s presentation: LNPurcellOIA19