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June 27: Global Health Scholar, Katelyn Rittenhouse, Maternal HIV, antiretroviral timing, and spontaneous preterm birth in an urban Zambian cohort 

July 7, 2022

OGHE Research Presentation – Rittenhouse 2022.06.27Katelyn Rittenhouse is a fourth-year Resident Physician at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rittenhouse is from Lancaster, PA, and she completed her undergraduate studies in Philadelphia prior to migrating south to UNC for her medical training. During medical school, she completed a one-year … Continued

“A Bilateral Global Neurology Residency Rotation for Peru and UNC,” Clio Rubinos MD, MS and Monica Diaz, MD, MS.

March 2, 2022

With an increasing burden of neurological diseases worldwide, such as stroke and dementia, there is a growing need for educating trainees on recognition and assessment of neurological conditions in resource-limited settings. A scarcity of neurologists and diagnostic resources often limits timely and accurate diagnosis of neurological conditions in low-and-middle income countries. Existing experiences for US … Continued

November Global Health Forum: Sarah Rutstein, MD, PhD, “Syndemics: intersecting STI and HIV epidemics and the opportunity to improve diagnosis and prevention in Malawi.”

November 29, 2021

Dr. Rutstein is a physician scientist and senior clinical fellow in the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases. She completed her MD and PhD (Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health), as well as her Internal Medicine Residency at UNC. Areas of interest include implementation research, HIV prevention, and cost-effectiveness modeling. Dr. Rutstein began her work … Continued

Dr. Amanda Kovacich presents “Ultrasound in Low Resource Settings: Project Development/Lung Ultrasound Findings in HIV and Pulmonary TB Coinfected Peruvian Patients”

March 12, 2021

March 18, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Amanda Kovacich, MD, MPH Pulmonary and Clinical Fellow, Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine Dr. Kovacich is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Throughout fellowship she has had the opportunity to become engaged in research work in Peru with a … Continued

Dr. Heather Root presents “Implementation of UNC’s Own COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Program”

February 4, 2021

February 18, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Heather Root, MD Clinical Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases “The Implementation of UNC’s Own COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Program“   Dr. Root is an Infectious Diseases Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She did her Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University and received her medical degree from … Continued