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The Johns Hopkins Global Surgical Initiative

Our Work

The core faculty leading the Global Surgical Initiative have extensive experience in global health projects and initiatives. Examples of notable accomplishments include:

  1. Decades of experience organizing and leading clinical and educational medical projects in numerous countries including Bolivia, Bangladesh, Eretria, Ghana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zambia.
  2. Extensive consulting and project management experience working for the Ministries of Health of Brazil, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Jamaica, Mozambique and Zambia.
  3. Leadership in WHO guidelines development, including the Women's Health Committee for Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness (IMAI) and Integrated Management for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care.
  4. Health systems assessments in low- and middle income countries.
  5. Global disaster response experience in Haiti, Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia and New Orleans.

Johns Hopkins Global Surgical Initiative


Grand Rounds
Calendar and Webcasts

Grand Rounds take place Thursdays at 7 AM in Hurd Hall.

9/25: Quality Assurance Committee Meeting

10/2: "Patient And Family-Centered Approach To Advance Care Planning" – Rebecca Aslakson, MD, PhD
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10/9: Patient-Based Learning Discussion – Tracey Smith Stierer, MD

Eighth Robert A. Abraham, MD Endowed Lecture: "Post-Cesarean Pain Management: Past, Present, and Future" – Brendan Carvalho, MBBCh, FRCA, MDCH
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"Translational Therapies for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury" – Courtney Robertson, MD
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