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Step 3 – Identify a faculty advisor in your department to work with

Identify a faculty advisor in your department to work with who will assist you in developing educational objectives and completing the UNC Resident International Rotation Policy (see form above). The required forms will also have to be approved by your program director and forwarded to Kathryn Hill (kathryn.hill@unchealth.unc.edu) at the GME Office. The OIA can assist you in finding faculty with an interest in global health and walking you through the required forms if you need additional support. Below is a list of global health contact faculty within UNC residencies. These faculty are a good place to start for mentoring, ideas, and resources connecting you to global health, but if there is not a point person in your residency or you need help, please contact the OIA.

DepartmentPhysicianEmail
AnesthesiologyJay A. Anderson, DDS, MDjanderson@aims.unc.edu
DermatologyLuis Diaz, MDLuis_Diaz@med.unc.edu
Emergency MedicineJustin Myers, DO, MPHJustin_Myers@med.unc.edu
ENTCarol Shores, MD, MPH carol_shores@med.unc.edu
Family MedicineMartha Carlough, MD, MPH Martha_carlough@med.unc.edu
Family MedicineSylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH sbd@email.unc.edu
Med/PedsRick Hobbs, MD Richard_hobbs@med.unc.edu
Med/PedsAlan Liles, MD Edmund_liles@med.unc.edu
MedicineLee Berkowitz, MD lee_berkowitz@med.unc.edu
NeonatologyWayne Price, MD wayne_price@med.unc.edu
NeonatologyMelissa Bauserman, MD, MPH melissa_bauserman@med.unc.edu
NeurologyDavid Huang, MD huangd@neurology.unc.edu
NeurosurgeryDeanna Sasaki-Adams, MD deanna_sasaski_adams@med.unc.edu
OB/GYNJeff Stringer, MD (CIDRZ – Zambia) jeff_stringer@unc.edu
OB/GYNTom Ivester, MD Thomas_ivester@med.unc.edu
OB/GYNGretchen Stuart, MD gretchen_stuart@med.unc.edu
OphthalmologyKenneth Cohen, MD Kenneth_l_cohen@med.unc.edu
OrthopaedicsRobert Esther, MD bob@med.unc.edu
OrthopaedicsLaurence Dahners laury@med.unc.edu
PediatricsRichard Hobbs, MD
Richard.Hobbs@unchealth.unc.edu
PediatricsElizabeth Fitzgerald, MDefitzgerald@med.unc.edu
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationHeather Walker, MD heather_walker@med.unc.edu
Preventive MedicineDeborah Porterfield, MD, MPH deborah_porterfield@med.unc.edu
Psychiatry (Adult and Pediatric)Roberto Blanco, MD roberto_blanco@med.unc.edu
RadiologySheryl Jordan, MD and Robert Dixon, MD (Assoc Director) sheryl_jordan@med.unc.edu
SurgeryAnthony Charles, MD anthony_charles@med.unc.edu
UNC Project Malawi/Infectious DiseaseMyron Cohen, MD myron_cohen@med.unc.edu
UNC Project Malawi/Infectious DiseaseIrving Hoffman, PAirving_hoffman@med.unc.edu

The University Center for Global Initiatives maintains a search engine of collaborative agreements and faculty involved in international projects which may be helpful as well. Also check with the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease and the School of Public Health Office of Global Health for specific areas of interest and geographic experience of UNC faculty for ideas. Many faculty are willing to help with international electives.

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